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Winter/Spring 2017 Webinar Schedule

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 6:00–7:00 PM ET
Using Roman Coins in the Active Classroom
Presenter: Thomas “TJ” Howell, Belchertown High School (MA), and Edward Zarrow, PhD, Westwood High School (MA), ACTFL 2015 Teacher of the Year

TJ Howell has taught Latin and Greek for seventeen years at Belchertown High School. He conducts a weekly Latin Conversation Hour in Amherst, MA. He was a 2010 finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. The Classical Association of New England recognized Howell for excellence in teaching and service to the classics with its prestigious Matthew Wiencke Award in 2015. Howell earned his MAT from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Edward Zarrow, PhD, has taught Latin at Westwood High School for a decade. He won the Wolverine Award in 2012, an annual honor the district’s Parent-Teacher Association gives to an educator who consistently uses innovative methods to get youth to learn. He served as president of Classical Association of Massachusetts, 2014–2016 and has served as CANE Coordinator of Educational Programs since 2014. In 2015, Zarrow was named Massachusetts 2015 Foreign Language Teacher of the Year by the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association. As ACTFL 2016 National Foreign Language Teacher of the Year, Zarrow has crisscrossed the country speaking at regional associations of foreign language teachers. He earned his PhD at Yale University. Check out the The Boston Globe's feature on Zarrow.


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:00–7:00 PM ET
The Art of Translating Latin
Presenter: Robert Cape, PhD, Professor of Classics, Austin College, Texas

The current AP Latin Exam expects students to "translate" using different approaches to translation. This webinar explains those different ways translation works and equips teachers with strategies to help students express their comprehension of Latin texts as specifically directed. The strategies are relevant for students in all Latin courses and help them understand how and why teachers do, indeed, sometimes require a "literal" translation.


Professor Cape is professor of classics at Austin College, Texas. He earned a BA and an MA at the University of Arizona and an MA and PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. As instructor and researcher, Cape examines elements of Greco-Roman culture from the perspectives of language (Greek and Latin), history, material culture, theory, and reception. His primary areas of interest are Roman oratory and the negotiation of social values, gendered speech and action in Roman/Hellenic culture, Latin pedagogy, and receptions of the ancient world in science fiction. He has served as Chief Reader for the AP Latin Advanced Placement Program. He earned a Society for Classical Studies Excellence in Collegiate Teaching Award, an Ovatio for distinguished professional service from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, an Austin College Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. Professor Cape is presently authoring, for Bolchazy-Carducci, a text on Cicero geared to the IB Latin curriculum.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:00–7:00 PM ET
Introducing the NEW Second Edition of Latin for the Millennium Levels One and Two
Presenter: Donald Sprague, Editor, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers

LNM Editor Donald Sprague will lead participants through a visual tour of the additions made to the Second Edition of Latin for the New Millennium, Levels 1 and 2. In providing this overview of LNM, Second Edition, Sprague will also delineate the student- and teacher-friendly features of this series.


This presentation is ideal for those wishing to learn more about Latin for the New Millennium, Second Edition, and for those considering its adoption for their school or classes.

Donald Sprague serves as an editor and director of high school outreach for Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. He produces the monthly B-C eNewsletter, eLitterae, and serves as the point person for Latin for the New Millennium. Previously, he taught Latin and Greek and served in various administrative positions at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL, for 26 years. At Loyola, he founded the school's classics summer study tour and the honors program. He taught humanities and ethics at Kennedy-King College, City Colleges of Chicago, for eleven years. Sprague has served as president of the Chicago Classical Club and treasurer of the Illinois Classical Conference. In 1990, he was Illinois Latin Teacher of the Year. Sprague regularly leads groups to Rome and places classical.


Stay tuned for webinars later in the spring!



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