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APA Outreach on iTunes: "Podcasting and the Classics" now available for iTunes and your audio-player

I am happy to announce the availability of the talks from the Outreach Panel, "Podcasting and the Classics," APA/AIA 2009, on iTunes.

In order to access the talks through iTunes, you point your browser to the following link:


Your web browser should prompt you to launch iTunes. You will have an option to subscribe. All episodes are free of charge.

This debut gives our… Continue

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on February 8, 2009 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Podcasting and the Classics, APA 2009: The talks are available on the WWW


We are so eager to hear what viewers and listeners think. Enjoy the talks and I look forward to your feedback!

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on January 13, 2009 at 4:20am — 3 Comments

Steven Colbert sings Happy Birthday to his mother, in Latin 6 November 2008

Open the file Full episode 6 November 2008

then scroll ahead, once it has loaded, to about 19:45, and enjoy.

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on November 10, 2008 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Slideshow: Constructing 'Troy' at Stone Bridge High School, Ashburn VA

Our Latin Club and all SBHS Latin classes participated in a long-standing tradition of building a Most Triumphant Homecoming Float. The Homecoming Theme was 'A Night among the Stars' (Hollywood) and our entry Achilles' Warship from *Troy*. These slideshows document our student's work on the float...soon I will add more of the actual building of it offsite at a family's home. BTW, we won… Continue

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on October 26, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

'Podcasting and the Classics' APA 2009 speaker Patrick Hunt cited in the NYTtimes

His podcast, "How Did Hannibal Cross the Alps," was part of an article titled "The Camera-Friendly, Perfectly Pixelated, Easily Downloadable Celebrity Academic," by Virginia Heffernan in The College Issue, NYTimes 21 September 2008.


Added by Chris Ann Matteo on September 22, 2008 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Italian American Groups Speak Up to Save AP Language Test

This Washington Post article is about the loss of the AP Italian exam, and references the AP Latin Exam:

Italian American Groups Speak Up to Save AP Language Test

If only we could re-animate Cicero himself, so we'd have an advocate like Mario Cuomo on our side!

Yours, Chris Ann

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on July 3, 2008 at 7:18am — No Comments

Mastering Latin

I've just been contacted by a developer of a Latin flashcard set, and pass the reference along to our group for review:


Yours, Chris Ann

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on May 30, 2008 at 9:22am — No Comments

A Traveling Exhibit: APA Comics Contest 2008

Dear Friends on eClassics:

I''m writing to inform you, if you haven't been able to see the display boards that have traveled to APA Chicago, Eta Sigma Phi, and just recently, CAMWS, that the winners and honorable mention entries from the 2008 APA Comics Contest are traveling the country at the request of teachers like you.

The theme was the statue of Ceres that crowns the Chicago Board of Trade building. The cost of the display is nominal, since it entails merely the price… Continue

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on April 28, 2008 at 1:25pm — No Comments



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