Monday, March 16th, my entire state's (Virginia) schools went on lockdown for two weeks. We were asked to begin virtual teaching on Tuesday. Locally, my school division asked us to provide educational opportunities for review, remediation, and spiraling, but not to begin teaching anything new. My best pieces of advice, so far, are: Ask your … Continue reading Two Weeks in Lockdown
My colleague and I have been trying for a number of years to get our students together during the last week of school before winter break and, since he's the band director, have our students perform a bit of caroling together. He'd teach his music theory students to play a simple carol on the guitar … Continue reading Feliz Navidad! (a carol for Saturnalia)
I wish I had known what to do with songs or just how awesome teaching with songs is... Before I delve into what we've been doing in Latin I this week or just how excited all my Latin classes are to do songs, I have to start by saying thanks to a few folks. Latin … Continue reading O di immortales! Carmina in Classe!