Minimus Pupil's Book

Starting Out in Latin

Author: Barbara Bell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Category: Education

Page: 76

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Teaches children the basics of Latin grammar and vocabulary, as well as Roman British history and culture, through vocabulary lists, mythical tales, and illustrations.

Forward with Classics

Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Author: Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 497

Despite their removal from England's National Curriculum in 1988, and claims of elitism, Latin and Greek are increasingly re-entering the 'mainstream' educational arena. Since 2012, there have been more students in state-maintained schools in England studying classical subjects than in independent schools, and the number of schools offering Classics continues to rise in the state-maintained sector. The teaching and learning of Latin and Greek is not, however, confined to the classroom: community-based learning for adults and children is facilitated in newly established regional Classics hubs in evenings and at weekends, in universities as part of outreach, and even in parks and in prisons. This book investigates the motivations of teachers and learners behind the rise of Classics in the classroom and in communities, and explores ways in which knowledge of classical languages is considered valuable for diverse learners in the 21st century. The role of classical languages within the English educational policy landscape is examined, as new possibilities exist for introducing Latin and Greek into school curricula. The state of Classics education internationally is also investigated, with case studies presenting the status quo in policy and practice from Australasia, North America, the rest of Europe and worldwide. The priorities for the future of Classics education in these diverse locations are compared and contrasted by the editors, who conjecture what strategies are conducive to success.

JACT Review

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Category: Classical philology

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Gifted and Talented Education from A-Z

Author: Buttriss

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: Education

Page: 119

View: 466

This quick reference guide contains comprehensive listings and definitions of common terms in able, gifted and talented education, as well as other aspects that you might need to learn about, find or use – all in a teacher-friendly format. It includes: clear and concise definitions that translate jargon into plain English a 'who's who' guide of gifted and talented education explaining the contribution of major experts and theorists alphabetical listings of organisations, resources, suppliers and websites full cross-referencing so you can find your answers quickly.

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

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Category: American literature

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Classics Teaching in Europe

Author: John Bulwer

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

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Category: Education

Page: 160

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Classics seems constantly under threat in schools, yet the subject evolves and survives. Threats to it are taken seriously. When one of the UK examination boards dropped Greek and Latin from the curricula offered to schools, questions were asked in Parliament. Here contributors from fourteen European countries, including the UK, outline the state of Classics teaching in their own countries: what part Classics play in the curriculum, how many pupils take Latin and Greek, and what kind of courses are offered. They explain how much language learning takes place and what proportion of the course is devoted to the culture of Greece and Rome. They illustrate how politics, historical and linguistic traditions and different national organisation and expectations can all affect educational outcomes. Some demonstrate that Classics has a stable and secure position in the national curriculum, while others show how committed teachers can adopt various strategies to inspire enthusiasm in their students. Most describe how their national education systems put pressure on Classics teachers by reducing their timetable allowance and restricting the possibilities of creating classes.

Backpacker

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Page: 206

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.