a;quarter;of;my;students;had;elemen-tary vocabulary or Latin basics be-fore;they;start.;One;might;expect;this
advantage would distinguish the two
see performance distinctions between
the haves and the have-nots. In prac-tice,;waiting;until;one;is;developmen-tally ready to begin an intellectually
challenging topic like Latin can actually fast forward a student’s progress,
other languages, formally and infor-mally.;They;have;traveled;abroad;to;ex-perience;foreign;languages;first;hand.
• They have experience working with
Greek and Latin word roots in English.
incontrovertible or;geosynchronous is;a;matter;of
of;English;through;sentence;diagram-ming. This hands-on method is the
Once a student is developmentally
ready;take;on;such;an;intellectual;chal-lenge, Latin becomes rewarding rather
Amy Barr is a homeschool mother of three
and a full-time instructor of other home-
educated students as co-founder of The
Lukeion Project, www.lukeion.org. As an
archaeologist, she spent more than a decade
excavating sites throughout the Mediterra-
nean and teaching Classics at the college level.
Now she and her husband, Regan Barr, offer
their expertise through live online workshops
and college preparatory high school courses
about the Classical world, Latin, and Greek.
The two of them lead annual family tours
to the Mediterranean and invite you to join
them for a tour.
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