Thursday, March 23, 2017

Latin Vacancy - Commack High School, Long Island

Commack High School, Long Island, NY seeks a part-time teacher of Latin (2 periods).
Tenure track position for dual certification in Latin and French.
Strong support to grow a successful full-time Latin program.
Position available immediately.

Contact:
LauraAnne Weiss
World Languages Coordinator
Commack Schools
LWeiss@commack.k12.ny.us
CHS: 631-912-2157
CMS: 631-858-3547

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Teach the Teachers Summer 2017

Tufts University Boston MA August 14-16th, 2017

The Perseids Project in conjunction with the Department of Classics at Tufts University is calling for participants in the second Teach the Teachers workshop.

This three-day workshop aims to explore the uses of digital tools in a classroom setting. Treebanking and Translation Alignments will be the main focus of the workshop, as well as different techniques for integrating them into classrooms at all levels.

Funding will be provided for travel and lodgings in the Boston area. Applications for attendance will be accepted until May 1st.

For additional information on how to apply, please visit this page on the Perseids website:
http://sites.tufts.edu/perseids/2017/03/17/teach-the-teachers-summer-2017/

Latin Teacher Vacancy - Baldwinsville

The Baldwinsville Central School District is in the process of filling a probationary vacancy for Latin Grades 8-12 (Multiple LOTE certifications preferred) beginning with the 2017-2018 school year

Please Mail or Fax your cover letter and resume to:  Screening Committee, Office of Human Resources, 29 East Oneida Street, Baldwinsville, NY  13027 or FAX to 315-638-6041.  DO NOT COMPLETE AN ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.  Deadline ASAP.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Free Online Course - Rome: a Virtual Tour of the Ancient City

Dr. Matthew Nicholls of the University of Reading is leading a free online course on ancient Rome. The course started March 13, and runs for 5 weeks. As of today, you can still join the course and complete week 1. The course features walk-throughs of the amazing 3D Digital model of ancient Rome, circa 315 AD. While the course is free, there is the option to "upgrade" for a fee to have access to the online materials long after the course is completed, among other things.

Check out the course here:
https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/rome?utm_campaign=university_of_reading_rome_march_2017

For more information and videos, the Guardian did a nice write-up:
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/mar/07/rome-if-you-want-to-reading-university-offers-free-virtual-tour-of-ancient-city

Thursday, March 16, 2017

NYU/Met Symposium

The NYU Center for Ancient Studies and The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, in conjunction with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will present a symposium on “The Age of Empires: Comparisons and Interactions between East and West in Antiquity,” on April 6, 7, & 9, 2017.  It will take place in The Met’s Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium.  This program is offered in association with the exhibition, “Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 B.C. - A.D. 220),” at The Met.

The full program may be viewed here: 
http://ancientstudies.fas.nyu.edu/object/Spring_2017_Age_of_Empires_Conference.html