Latin and English: A Primer on (Linguistic) History

by Edward Chandler May 28, 2010

Latin and English have had a closely intertwined relationship thought the last millennium-and-a-half. As English-speaking schools that emphasize to varying levels the acquisition of Latin skills, it is of great benefit to understand the history of that relationship, how Latin and its successors influenced English, and what place Latin should have vis-a-vis English in the […]

View More...
Classical Education English Latin Linguistics

Punkinz & Panicakes: A Case for the Liberally Educated Reading Teacher

by Dan Coupland May 28, 2009

Early reading instruction must be explicit and systematic. But does it have to be so scripted? Scripted instruction encouraged educators to be reading technicians, rather than reading teachers. This session will explore the linguistic knowledge that educators need to be liberally-educated reading teachers.

View More...
Educators Linguistics Reading Teachers