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Visuwords - online Graphical Dictionary and More



Check out visuwords at

http://www.visuwords.com/



This is an online graphical dictionary and thesaurus AND MORE!

I used this with my Latin club to show them English words with Latin roots.

Type in the word "maternal" for example and then watch all the connections.



This is great for a research tool.  We used it to find information on mythology.

Type in Zeus.  Hover over the word for a… Continue

Added by Zee Ann Poerio on January 22, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

Latinum - Online Programme Update

A few milestones were passed this week - Firstly, my booklet 'Declensions' has turned out to be the most popular title on the Tar Heel reader website, being over 50% more popular than the next title on the list according to Gary Bishop, who runs the site. It says something, that a dry book on declensions has beaten the Alphabet, Obama, and Lady Gaga!

Here is the list of the most popular titles.…

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Added by Molendinarius on February 15, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Enhanced podcasts, podBooks, and GPS phone scavenger hunts

Most educators who create podcasts usually create them in one of two formats: audio-only or video. While these can be useful tools for a short lesson on Catullus 64 or for diagramming the first two lines of Cicero's First Catalinarian, the podcasts are usually a single track and can, at times, stretch to an hour or more. Not that there's anything wrong with that -- far from it. We have a number of members here who confess to jamming to their favorite podcast while taking their morning… Continue

Added by Andrew Reinhard on May 27, 2007 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Technology and Classics at Emory

I was able to reconnect with an old friend today, Dr. Katrina Dickson, who is now teaching Classics at Emory University. I had asked her if she was using any digital resources for her classes and she replied favorably, but uses technology for material culture classes and is just starting to formulate how to integrate technology into her Latin courses. For the former, she uses ARTstor for most of her images;…
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Added by Andrew Reinhard on May 27, 2007 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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