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Classics in the News – August Edition

August 29, 2014 by

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A new year has started, so we shall begin again with the latest in Classical news! A quick explanation of how I find these sources and how I list them. I have two particular news feeds that get delivered to me on a daily/weekly basis1) Feedly provides me with most of my blog feeds for […]

Thinking About Emory: NJCL from a Virginia Teacher’s Point of View

August 22, 2014 by

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We asked Virginia Latin teacher and NJCL participant Emily Lewis for an outsider’s perspective on this year’s National Junior Classical League Convention hosted in our own state of Georgia.  By Emily Lewis Let me start by saying that I LOVE NJCL! It is quite often one of the highlights of my summer. I have attended […]

The New AP – an Integrated Approach

August 15, 2014 by

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Jaime Claymore, PhD., teaches Latin at Mountainview High School. When I attended one of the first training sessions for the new AP Latin syllabus, I was excited about less Vergil, Caesar, and a chance for a new start…new exam, perhaps a more thoughtful approach, and the comparison. “That is a travesty.” The words of my […]

Latin Teachers Receive Recognition at District Meeting

August 13, 2014 by

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At the opening meeting of the year for the world language teachers in Gwinnett County, nineteen teachers received recognition with PEAK awards, awards which recognize the efforts of teachers outside of their normal duties in their classrooms. Out of the nineteen teachers recognized, six were Latin teachers: Ashley Allgood, Rachel Ash, Jaime Claymore, Caroline Miklosovic, […]