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Don’t Walk Away from the Past

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A few weeks ago life for me turned upside down. My family and I were in Athens, Greece at the time. I had moved to Athens to study Greek, and then we received the call no parent wants to receive.  My son had nearly died when the vehicle he was driving flipped six times...
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National Latin Exam sign up due by January 20!

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Here is my annual blog post about the National Latin Exam. It is a wonderful exam that students take in the middle of March and it gives the students practice in standardized testing and test taking skills. I want to reiterate that taking the test will not hurt your...
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Weary Travelers: Rest Stop Ahead

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Have you ever driven down an unfamiliar road, obediently following the carefully noted directions, to only have an anxious feeling twist knots into your gut? You are certain you have stayed the course, being diligent to only turn when instructed, but somehow the next...
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Why Parents Should Care about Learning Latin

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I have had the pleasure of meeting so many homeschool parents who want to learn Latin prior to or during their child’s Latin education. However, I have also met many people who recoil at the idea of learning Latin with their students. They think that it would be a...
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The Power of the Daily Quiz

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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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