Links for Latin and Greek Teachers

Annotated Bibliography 

Selected Resources for Teaching Latin and Greek from When Dead Tongues Speak: Teaching Beginning Greek and Latin, ed. by John Gruber-Miller. APA Classical Resources Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. Updated annually.

Audio-Visual Classics Database is a digitized and greatly expanded version of Dr. Janice Siegel's Audio-Visual Materials in Classics, published biennially in Classical World's Special Survey Issue, Texts and Technology: Resources for Teachers.

Online Journals 

The Classical Journal Online Forum explores practical pedagogical questions about teaching Latin and Greek in high school, college and university settings.

Language Teaching and Teaching Materials 

Ablemedia's Classics Technology Center features webpages on cultural topics, such as Roman gladiators, Greek tragedy, Roman board games, ancient medicine, and 'The Latin Teacher: A Primer for Survival and Success'.

Classics Resources, maintained by Carl Conrad, features a vast thesaurus of links to maps, Greek and Latin authors, Greek and Latin teaching tools, and professional resources.

The Essentials of Language Teaching (NCLRC), an excellent review of Language Teaching Principles (e.g., what language teaching is, planning a lesson, motivating learners) and Language Teaching Practice (e.g., teaching grammar, teaching reading, teaching culture).

Latinteach hosts articles on teaching Latin, links to a huge variety of topics, and the Latinteach blog.

The Online Companion to The Worlds of Roman Women is a compendium of unadapted Latin texts, glossed and hyperlinked, by or about Roman women from all ranks and status groups, together with abundant illustrative images from the ancient world and brief essays that suggest the range of women's activities, concerns, and social roles in ancient Rome. Beyond that it is a resource center supporting annotated print and digital bibliography entries on the topic of women, links to resources for enhancing the interpretation of texts, and shared materials for teaching about and the study of Roman women in Latin. This site is co-edited and sponsored by Dr. Ann Raia, emerita professor of Classics at the College of New Rochelle, and Dr. Judith Lynn Sebesta, professor of Classics at the University of South Dakota.

National Standards 

Standards for Classical Language Learning (ACL/APA)

Standards for Latin Teacher Preparation (ACL/APA)

Standards for Foreign Language Learning (ACTFL)

Oral Latin and Greek 

Ariadne: Resources for Athenaze offers oral scripts in Attic Greek and audio files to accompany Athenaze

Latin Best Practices Wiki, organized by Bob Patrick, is a place where teachers can find and create lists of basic Latin phrases and dialogue so that they can conduct more of their classes in Latin. Topics range from grammar to literature to TPRS.

Places for teachers to learn from each other 

eClassics is a social network site where students and teachers of Latin, ancient Greek, and Classical literature can exchange ideas on the role of technology in the Classics classroom.

Latinteach is the home of the Latinteach list, a moderated e-mail discussion forum for Latin and Classics teachers, and the Latinteach blog.

Promoting Latin and Greek 

Committee for the Promotion of Latin offers a clearinghouse of materials for promoting Latin, emergency kits for programs in crisis, and grants to CAMWS members to promote Latin in their school.

National Committee for Latin and Greek provides lists of reasons to study classical languages, posters, resources for the classroom, and sponsors National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week the first week of March.

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