Day 34/67 of GED in Five Months, circles, and flu

 Adulting is also about understanding how history and science fit together, just as circles and triangles fit together, and impact us today.  This and last year’s Covid-19 pandemic is not so different from the 1918-1920 wrongly-named Spanish Flu pandemic. Middle of week 9/18 Lesson plan, Day 34, Wk 9 Grammar: semicolons and colons How toContinue reading “Day 34/67 of GED in Five Months, circles, and flu”

Day 20 High School in Five Months, the power of Zero, and Adulting Ed…

Scheduling tasks by breaking large projects into smaller chunks, using a spreadsheet to organize your project from 0 to Finished, and supporting our public infrastructure is all part of  Adulting Education for our modern society as an adult in any democratic nation.   Day 20 Lesson Plan Scheduling sheets: use a spreadsheet to plan big projectsContinue reading “Day 20 High School in Five Months, the power of Zero, and Adulting Ed…”

Day 19 of High School in Five Months, more radicals, and Adulting Ed…

Making charts, working through complex lower mathematics, and writing about it in a journal all hone the skills of problem-solving and critical thinking, skills as essential for being a competent citizen in our modern society (with public infrastructure that needs support) as of being an adult in any democratic nation.   Day 19 Grammar: Caps Review,Continue reading “Day 19 of High School in Five Months, more radicals, and Adulting Ed…”

Day 18 of High School in Five Months, radicals, and health care (or the lack thereof…)

Health care, as a look at New Zealand, Canada, or any European Union country will attest, is a crucial part of the infrastructure of any democratic nation.   So, universal health care is not so very radical an idea, unlike exponents, which are indeed, quite radical.  In the inverse. Day 18 Lesson plan Capitalizing (Use CHROMEContinue reading “Day 18 of High School in Five Months, radicals, and health care (or the lack thereof…)”

Day 66/67 of GED in Five Months, Pandas, and healthy populations?

 To apply the concepts of mean, median and mode, as a review topic while those readers who may be using this series of posts begin final preparations for taking the 5 subject exams (or those subject exams which they have not yet taken, since the HiSET allows each of the subject tests to be takenContinue reading “Day 66/67 of GED in Five Months, Pandas, and healthy populations?”

Day 60/67 of GED in Five Months, constant rate of change med. reactions, and Health Care science for Adults

We use health care related words every day, but do we see how those words are related to the mathematics and to the concepts that we must remember, or relearn, from our science basics?  Noting the relationships and patterns between various interacting concepts are important for every Adult in a republic, where we each haveContinue reading “Day 60/67 of GED in Five Months, constant rate of change med. reactions, and Health Care science for Adults”

French Fridays, COVID, Astérix, and Adulting education for Health Care

The common good, or the general welfare, includes being responsible for how your actions and health affect that of those you may come in contact with, even at a distance.  That is part of Adulting Education, which must become more fully inclusive for all of us.  Even the French!  🙂  – Que ferait-il #Astérix leContinue reading “French Fridays, COVID, Astérix, and Adulting education for Health Care”

Day 55/67 of GED in Five Months, Linear Inequalities, and Health Care

So, why do you think that it may be important to understand linear inequalities as they relate to Health Care, especially to health care outcomes for Black, Latino, and White Americans? Today’s reading: “Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) lead to large coverage gains, some groups remain at higher risk of being uninsured, lacking accessContinue reading “Day 55/67 of GED in Five Months, Linear Inequalities, and Health Care”

Day 48/67 of GED in Five Months, science, help, and health

 How many of us remember why monocropping can be a problem, and how it could impact our health, and the health of generations to come? Reading: “Growing the same crop on a field year after year can cause crop yields to decline as the soil becomes depleted and insect populations become firmly established. Crop rotation,Continue reading “Day 48/67 of GED in Five Months, science, help, and health”

Day 47/67 of GED in Five Months, historic decisions, and health care

 A basic understanding of science, and support for free access by all residents to high quality branch libraries with trained Reference Librarians who also understand basic science, is another responsibility of being an Adult in a republic.  Understanding the basics underlying any illness, like smallpox or typhoid, the history behind it, and the sensible precautionsContinue reading “Day 47/67 of GED in Five Months, historic decisions, and health care”

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