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The Pericles Group. You arrive for your first day of Latin class.

The Pericles Group

At first it seems no different from any other class you’ve ever started. How can you know that from this moment forward your world will change completely? Or that you will be responsible for helping to save civilization from forces seeking to destroy it? Operation LAPIS Operation LAPIS is a two-year introductory curriculum in Roman civilization and the Latin language in the form of mission to save the world by learning how to find and read a crucial inscription.

Explore CARD-tamen™ CARD-tamen™, which comes in several editions, each tailored to a different learning-domain, is The Pericles Group's stand-alone card game that plays a role also in our practomimetic curricula like Operation LAPIS and Operation BIOME. Explore Operation BIOME Operation BIOME is a full-year game-based (practomimetic) course in biology. Explore Other Projects The Pericles Group is developing further practomimetic curricula, with the crucial help of domain experts. The Pericles Group. You arrive for your first day of Latin class.

The Pericles Group

At first it seems no different from any other class you’ve ever started. How can you know that from this moment forward your world will change completely? Or that you will be responsible for helping to save civilization from forces seeking to destroy it? Operation LAPIS Operation LAPIS is a two-year introductory curriculum in Roman civilization and the Latin language in the form of mission to save the world by learning how to find and read a crucial inscription. Explore CARD-tamen™ CARD-tamen™, which comes in several editions, each tailored to a different learning-domain, is The Pericles Group's stand-alone card game that plays a role also in our practomimetic curricula like Operation LAPIS and Operation BIOME. Explore Operation BIOME Operation BIOME is a full-year game-based (practomimetic) course in biology.

Explore. Tres Columnae. Web Resources for High School Teachers of Latin and Classical Civilization. Latin Links. AdLIT > In Perspective Magazine > A Little Latin and . . . a Lot of English. Feature by Rick M.

AdLIT > In Perspective Magazine > A Little Latin and . . . a Lot of English

Newton and Evangeline Newton Consider this: In the fifth grade alone, our students will meet about 10,000 new words as they read. Sixty percent of those words will have recognizable Greek, Latin, or Anglo-Saxon word parts (Nagy et al., 1989). About 4,000 of the 10,000 words will be derivatives of familiar words (compound words and words with prefixes and suffixes). "But, Miss Cassell, we don't want to translate Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars on Fridays! " Mandatory foreign language study in University City public schools actually began in the eighth grade. All the foreign language classes met at the same time: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 2:00-3:00 in the afternoon. But Miss Elaine Cassell, our brand-new Latin teacher with an MA from Stanford University, was intent on making us complete her favorite selections from Julius Caesar by the end of the year so that she could send us to high school fully prepared for Cicero.

Even Miss Cassell got into the game. How Do We Begin? Teaching Latin with Technology. Necessity of incorporating Internet technology in teaching and learning today Internet skills are important for employment, quality of life, etc.; our students need to master them no matter what their field or profession.Like reading, writing, or mathematics, Internet skills need to be applied across the curriculum.

Teaching Latin with Technology

It is my contention that they are best learned through practice in many different areas, not taught in isolation. Combination of technology with personal contact and support is optimal for pedagogy 1, 2 Advantages provided by the Internet Difficulties encountered in using the Internet for teaching A major benefit of instructional technology is the provision of less burdensome and boring forms of practice and drill than traditional methods involving recitation or written exercises, enabling students to proceed at their own pace and repeat tasks as needed and freeing classroom time for reading of Latin and discussion of culture. Use Latin Software on Disk and CD-Rom. AbleOne Classics Technology Center on the Web.