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October 2009 Blog Posts (11)

Terence Awards for Excellence in Classics Student Filmmaking: Call for Submissions

I am pleased to announce the second annual Terence Awards. These cash awards and prizes will be given to those junior high, high school, and university students whose videos convey Classics in a way that is informative, entertaining, or both. Please read on for details:



Prizes



Cash prizes and free books will be awarded to the winning filmmaker or team in the following categories:



1 Best Picture, Junior Prize (junior high, high school, or homeschool student(s)… Continue

Added by Andrew Reinhard on October 30, 2009 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment

TIBI GRATIS AGO

DOMINE,

TIBI GRATIS AGO,

SCIIS OMNIA.

TACEO ET NON VAGIO-

PLUVIS FLEAT

CUM SILENTIO

NOMINAT,

SINE VERBIS BEAT.

IVAN PETRYSHYN CHICAGO, IL

Added by Ivan Petryshyn on October 30, 2009 at 10:06am — No Comments

connecting ancient with modern

It is fascinating to connect Roman civilization with modern ideas. Comparing the Government health care in Rome with modern Dental Plans or comparing entrance into the amphitheater with a Super Bowl Ticket all help students to connect ancient practices with modern… Continue

Added by Cindy Fallsen on October 29, 2009 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Technology at Texas Classical Association, October 23-24, 2009, University of Texas - Austin

The Texas Classical Association (TCA) annual meeting was held at the AT&T Conference Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin on October 23-24, 2009. With over 90 delegates, it was the best-attended TCA in the history of the organization, and featured one presentation on the 23rd and eleven on the 24th. Read the full program here. Three presentations dealt specifically with classroom technologies for Classics, and one… Continue

Added by Andrew Reinhard on October 27, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

$125,000 Salary for Master Middle School 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).



TEP is a new 480-student 5th through 8th grade middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. Applications are currently being accepted for teaching positions in Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Music,… Continue

Added by tepcharter on October 26, 2009 at 11:37am — No Comments

NEMUS MUNDI, FABULA POETICA

nemus mundi tacet.



non audet, non vedet, non volet.



memoria nemi imbecila est.







non veneratur est memoria nemi mundi, non abitat ibi,



sed tibi



salutum porgo,



corrogo



perlas verbi



scripsi super follia



nemi mundi:



tacet et cantat silva sapientiam,



mandat inteligentiam



hominis probis,



urbs et orbis



proficiant,



atque…
Continue

Added by Ivan Petryshyn on October 20, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Latinum Store

New Latinum Store - Audio CD's and DVD's priced from $2.00

A growing selection of audio resources for Latin - both Classical and Neo-Latin, will be available here.

Prices are set low enough that a student can purchase several titles.

Added by Molendinarius on October 17, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Exercitatio relaxationis

Exercitationem relaxationis vultis mecum facere?

Sumite igitur parvum spatium ad animum et corpum vestrum relaxandum.

Claudite oculos et audite tantum vocem meam et… Continue

Added by santi on October 8, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Seeking students for an online game-method Latin 1 pilot

I'm doing some very early work on developing an online Latin 1 that uses the game-method I'm pioneering in Operation KTHMA, the role-playing Greek historians course. The central idea will be to use a role-playing game-story, with its established (and addictive) model of progression, as a metaphor for inherently engaging and interactive progress in the Latin skills of reading, writing, speaking, and… Continue

Added by Roger Travis on October 7, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

An even more useful toy


Get a Voki now!

The avator from oddcast will commence play unprompted. This makes it impossible to use more than one iteration on one webpage, as they all start to talk at the same time. However, the avatar from voki has a play button.

Added by Molendinarius on October 4, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Definitionis Dominum

Dominum reget, quod vives,

loquis et scribis!

stultus non potet scire Dominum projectos.

agere debes recte.

Ivan Petryshyn

Added by Ivan Petryshyn on October 3, 2009 at 10:17am — No Comments

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