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March 2010 Blog Posts (8)

2010 Standards for Latin Teacher Preparation Published by APA/ACL

The American Philological Association (APA) and the American Classical League (ACL) jointly created and published the Standards for Latin Teacher Preparation in 2010. There is a small section listing sample online resources (eClassics is one of the three resources listed!). There is also a "Note on Technology" on page 17. From the Foreword:

"Teaching Latin is a noble calling… Continue

Added by Andrew Reinhard on March 31, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Recordings from Latinum

I've been continuing my work producing Latin recordings - which are available here .

My latest DVD is a recording of D'Ooge's edition of…

Added by Latinum Institute on March 26, 2010 at 5:45am — No Comments

British Library requests to archive Latinum

The long term survival online of the Latinum materials is now assured, (once I complete the paperwork granting permission) as the British Library has sent me a permission request to archive the site as part of its permanent digital collection.

Added by Latinum Institute on March 23, 2010 at 4:02pm — 1 Comment

Latinum a top-25 podcast?

I stumbled across this entry on podcast.com a podcast aggregating service - Latinum is in the top 25 podcasts listed on that site....hard to credit, really. Who would have thought?

Here is the list:

1.st CNN News Update

2nd BBC Global News

3rd Midwest Teen Sex Show

4th 60 Minutes Podcast - The Full Broadcast

5th Dictionary.com Word Explorer

6th ABC World News (Enhanced Video)

7th Face the Nation

8th BBC… Continue

Added by Latinum Institute on March 23, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Great Articles on Classics Majors Posted on Pyschologytoday.com

If you haven't seen this yet, check out this article entitled "Classics Majors Find their Future in the Past," by Katharine Brooks, Ed.D. created on March 3, 2010, published on psychologytoday.com. She wrote that "one impetus for this posting is that this week is Latin Teacher Recruitment Week."

The URL is http://psychologytoday.com/print/39052.

Check out her follow up post on March 4, 2010, "Branding and Marketing the Classics… Continue

Added by Zee Ann Poerio on March 13, 2010 at 6:24pm — No Comments

$125,000 Salary for Latin Teachers

Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, recently featured on the front page of the New York Times: (http://www.tepcharter.org/nytimes.php).…


Added by tepcharter on March 9, 2010 at 9:31am — No Comments

Online game-ed classics: a bit of press in the Chronicle

My current practomimetic (i.e. game) course in Horace's Roman odes, Satire 1.2, and Ovid's Amores and Ars Amatoria got a little mention on the Chronicle's "Wired Campus" blog.

I'm blowing my own cornu this way in order to make the even more shameless announcement that I've just finished putting together a… Continue

Added by Roger Travis on March 6, 2010 at 6:29am — No Comments

Greek Podcast

I am still working on the Greek Podcast - I have been meeting up with Thomas Vulpius in Schola's Locutorium most evenings - mainly to speak in Latin, but also to work with my Greek.
Thomas is one of the handful of people able to converse in Attic Greek. He uses the restored pronunciation outlined by Daitz. I have been reading with him, to work on my pronunciation, which as a result, is improving rapidly. I have now posted 5 lessons from…

Added by Latinum Institute on March 3, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

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