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Basketball, Spaghetti Sauce, and Latin

Do you know what basketball, spaghetti, and Mt. Everest have in common? Will you believe they are all related to a Latin lesson I had with my son? Last year, I was blessed with being my son’s Latin teacher. My son Calvin is thirteen years old and a Challenge A student...
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The Power of the Daily Quiz

When I was a new Latin student many years ago, my teachers showed me the power of the daily quiz. I took those quizzes very seriously and always aimed for getting 100%. My teachers emphasized mastery, therefore they would let us take the quizzes over and over (some...
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How to Get Ready for Challenge Latin

For most of us, the return of the school year brings with it both joys and challenges. If your enthusiasm this year is tempered by a little trepidation about your student’s Latin studies, I am here to help! Let me share with you a checklist of simple steps that will...
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Three Basic Steps to Learning Latin

If you are learning Latin, or teaching your children Latin, and you feel overwhelmed, do not despair. You should feel overwhelmed. Latin is tough. In fact, it is tougher than you think it is. If you are learning Latin, you are climbing one of the toughest academic...
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What to Do about Elementary School Latin

I sometimes see posts on the Classical Conversations Facebook page that remind me of an article I should write (gratias tibi ago—thank you). Many times in these posts, people ask when they should start Latin with their child beyond the Latin in the Foundations Guide....
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