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> That's why we need to bring back the old home economics class. Call it "Skills for Life" and make it mandatory in high schools. Teach basic economics along with budgeting, comparison shopping, basic cooking skills and time management.

Some Jupyter notebooks for these topics that work with https://mybinder.org could be super helpful. A self-paced edX course could also be a great intro to teaching oneself though online learning.

* Personal Finance (budgets, interest, growth, inflation, retirement)

* Food Science (nutrition, meal planning for n people, food prep safety, how long certain things can safely be left out on the counter)

* Productivity Skills (GTD, context switching overhead, calendar, email labels, memo app / shared task lists)




There were FACS (Family and Consumer Studies/Sciences) courses in our middle and high school curricula. Nutrition, cooking, sewing; family planning, carry a digital baby for awhile

Home economics https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_economics

* Family planning

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_planning

> * Personal Finance (budgets, interest, growth, inflation, retirement)

Personal Finance https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_finance

Khan Academy > College, careers, and more > Personal finance https://www.khanacademy.org/college-careers-more/personal-fi...

"CS 007: Personal Finance For Engineers" https://cs007.blog

https://reddit.com/r/personalfinance/wiki

> * Food Science (nutrition, meal planning for n people, food prep safety, how long certain things can safely be left out on the counter)

Food Science https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_science

Dietary management https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dietary_management

Nutrition Education: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutrition_Education

MyPlate https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MyPlate

Healthy Eating Plate https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/healthy-eating-...

How to make salads, smoothies, sandwiches

How to compost and avoid unnecessary packaging

* School, College, Testing, "How Children Learn"

GED, SAT, ACT, MCAT, LSAT, GRE, GMAT, ASVAB

Defending a Thesis, Bar Exam, Boards

Khan Academy > College, careers, and more https://www.khanacademy.org/college-careers-more

Educational Testing https://wrdrd.github.io/docs/consulting/educational-testing

529 Plans (can be used for qualifying educational expenses for any person) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/529_plan

Middle School "Glimpse" project: Past, Present, Future. Present, Future: plan your 4-year highschool course plan, pick 3 careers, pick 3 colleges (and how much they cost)

High school literature: write a narrative essay for college admissions

* Health and Medicine

How to add emergency contact and health information to your phone, carseat (ICE: In Case of Emergency)

How to get health insurance ( https://healthcare.gov/ )

"What's your blood type?" (?!)

Khan Academy > Science > Health and Medicine https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine




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