Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Latin in the Common Core

Jacob Weiss, a Latin student and senior at Edgemont High School in Scarsdale, NY, wrote a wonderful essay regarding inclusion of Latin in the NYS ELA Common Core State Standards. You can read Jacob's insightful commentary at Education Week via this link:
Latin is a Common-Core Natural: Why Latin should be part of the ELA standards

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Summer AP Latin Institutes

This summer new AP Latin Institutes are being held! One institute, "AP Latin: Translation & Multiple Choice," will be offered three times in three different locations. The other, "AP Latin: Essays & Short Answers," will only be offered once, at The Taft School in Watertown, CT. For people interested in taking both institutes, they will be offered on consecutive weeks (B and C weeks) at The Taft School. Read on for more information.