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Welcome to the 2016 American Classical League Institute
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Sunday, June 26 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
1A Textual Relations: Spicing up the Latin Classroom with Authentic Materials

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The goal for many of our classes is that students become proficient readers of Latin in order to engage with Latin literature. This panel is designed to help teachers select texts that form thematic units, use authentic Latin texts in multiple modes when working students at all levels of proficiency from novice-low to advanced-high and beyond, and use texts to inform discussions about culture and language. Teachers and students need not feel limited to the task of translation, nor the time period of the Classical era. Latin enjoys a vast patrimony of authentic texts that appeal to a wide range of learners.


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Alan van den Arend

Graduate Student, University of Kentucky
I'm a graduate student at the University of Kentucky, with previous teaching experience at suburban high schools in NJ. I completed my BA in Classics from Cornell in 2010, was a fellow at the Academia Vivarium Novum from 2013-2014, and am currently pursuing my MA in Classics at UK, along with certifications in Latin Studies and Social Theory. My research interests focus on intellectual history and Latin reception, especially in the Neo-Latin... Read More →
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Justin Slocum Bailey

Teacher, Trainer, Thinker-bigger, Indwelling Language
I am gung-ho about about making second language acquisition more joyful and more successful for both learners and teachers. I would love to think big with you about how to provide maximum CI with minimal prep.
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Elizabeth Hestand

Latin Teacher, Central High School - Phila School District
Living Latin, Pedagogy, Roman Archaeology/Ceramology (especially Amphorae!!)


Sunday June 26, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
San Jacinto Center Room 204

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