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Visuwords - online Graphical Dictionary and More

Check out visuwords at


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

YoLink: Search Enhancement Tool

YoLink is a search enhancement tool that allows you to search behind links.
"Less time searching, more time finding."
You can add it to your blog or school site.
This site also has links to other ED TECH Sites.

Added by Zee Ann Poerio on August 8, 2010 at 11:17am — 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

National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week: March 1-5, 2010

It's National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week. March 1 - 5, 2010. Visit the NLTRW page on the NCLG website at http://promotelatin.org/nltrw.htm

This would be a great time to share the National Education Report VIDEO featured on the NCLG website which showcases the benefits of Classical studies and features some familiar faces.

You can view this 8 minute video on You Tube at…


Added by Zee Ann Poerio on February 28, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments

Deadlines for the National Mythology Exam and the Exploratory Latin Exam

Please consider administering the National Mythology Exam or the Exploratory Latin Exam this year! Or talk to an English or History teacher about the how they can use the exam to supplement their curriculum and bring national recognition to their students!

The National Mythology Exam sponsored by the ETC (Excellence Through Classics, a standing committee of the American Classical League) is designed for students in grades 3 through 9. The format of the exam is multiple choice… Continue

Added by Zee Ann Poerio on December 27, 2009 at 10:07am — No Comments

Historia magistra vitae: History is the teacher of life. Workshops for Elementary/Middle School Teachers in Pittsburgh, PA

Click here to view a flyer about the events in Pittsburgh.

ad for summer events pittsburgh 09.pdf EXCELLENCE THROUGH CLASSICS (a standing committee of THE AMERICAN CLASSICAL LEAGUE) is proud to announce A WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS at the elementary and middle school levels:

Historia magistra vitae: History is the teacher of life. Making Classical Connections Across the Curriculum in… Continue

Added by Zee Ann Poerio on June 7, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week

It's National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week (NLTRW) and I am answering the call from Sherwin Little, President of the American Classical League, to celebrate the week with my third grade students!

Yesterday coincided with a national reading event called Read Across America (See http://www.nea.org/readacross/) which marks Dr. Seuss' birthday on March 2th.

My third graders were amazed to learn that there was a Latin translation of The Cat In the Hat – Cattus Petasatus, (Dr. Seuss'… Continue

Added by Zee Ann Poerio on March 3, 2009 at 5:48pm — No Comments



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