Quo Properamus? How to Use Active Latin in the Classroom

David Noe June 6, 2016

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2016


This seminar provides Latin teachers at the primary and secondary levels with simple and tested strategies for developing active Latin use in their classrooms. Using the theory of Comprehensible Input as presented by Stephen Krashen, we will examine ways for incorporating ever-increasing amounts of spoken Latin for the benefit of students.


Latin Strategies Students


David Noe
David Noe, is an Associate Professor of Classics at Calvin College. He is interested in all things related to the ancient Mediterranean world, especially Roman philosophy, Greek ethics and religion, and the reception of these ideas in the Reformation and Post-Reformation periods. His current research focuses on these areas, translating theological and philosophical texts from the 16th and 17th centuries, and the continuing development of spoken Latin fluency and pedagogical strategies. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids, as well as serving the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and playing chess.

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