Libraries and Language learning on Moody Mondays, from FORTRAN to Python! And may we all be Inscribed for a Good New Year, 5781. Shannah Tovah (Happy New Year 5781)

Ask Tamar, Ruth, and Scheherazade.  Even ladies in the Bible had to learn new languages, and sometimes, languages as ancient as FOTRAN or old Hebrew, to as new as Python or modern Arabic, hold the key to successfully charting a course in new waters. רֶגַע… Rega… Wait, you say: Scheherazade is not in the Bible,Continue reading “Libraries and Language learning on Moody Mondays, from FORTRAN to Python! And may we all be Inscribed for a Good New Year, 5781. Shannah Tovah (Happy New Year 5781)”

Language learning, local education, and lots of ideas

Spanish has always been my favorite language, especially after moving to the bilingual South West. Technically, I was hired for my experience in Unix which led to my MAT in mathematics, but on the ground, my love of learning languages proved to be more important in the classroom. As an adult education instructor at theContinue reading “Language learning, local education, and lots of ideas”

Beat the odds by learning a language? These ancient Literate Ladies did…

Ask Tamar, Ruth, and Scheherazade. רֶגַע… Rega… Wait, you say: Scheherazade is not in the Bible, she is from the Thousand and One Nights, originally in Arabic, or maybe partly in Persian, but certainly not in Hebrew; This, you remember! Ok, point taken, her book was not in Hebrew, but Arabic is a sister language.  Continue reading “Beat the odds by learning a language? These ancient Literate Ladies did…”

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