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ERIC Number: ED013546
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 11
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Reference Count: 0
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TEN MASTER TEACHER AND PROGRAM AWARD PROGRAMS.
KOVACH, EDITH M.A.
IN 1966 THE AMERICAN CLASSICAL LEAGUE HONORED THREE TEACHERS WITH ITS MASTER SECONDARY SCHOOL LATIN TEACHER AND PROGRAM AWARD. AMONG THE 32 PROGRAMS CITED FOR RECOGNITION, TEN (INCLUDING THOSE OF THE AWARD WINNERS) POSSESS CLEARLY INNOVATIVE FEATURES. IN BRIEF THEY FEATURE (1) A FIFTH YEAR ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM, LATIN AS INTRODUCTORY TO ANCIENT GREEK AND ITALIAN, AND TWO INTEGRATED SUMMER PROGRAMS, (2) "LATIN HERITAGE," A PROGRAM FOR INNER-CITY STUDENTS WHOSE LANGUAGE BACKGROUND IS DEFICIENT, (3) AN ORAL-LATIN PROGRAM USING A MULTISENSORY APPROACH AND FEATURING MAXIMUM USE OF LATIN AS THE LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION, (4) "EXPLORATORY LATIN," A 10-WEEK PROGRAM FOR EIGHTH GRADERS OF AVERAGE ABILITY, (5) BIENNIAL LATIN PLAYS PUT ON BY AN ENTIRE PRIVATE SCHOOL, (6) "A CAPPELLA SCHOLA CANTORIUM" BLENDING LANGUAGE AND MUSIC, (7) LATIN AS THE PIVOT OF A DOUBLE-PERIOD "HUMANITIES" CORE PROGRAM FOR TALENTED SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS, (8) LATIN AND FRENCH COMBINED IN AN HONORS PROGRAM--NOT THE USUAL "EITHER-OR" CHOICE, (9) "SPECIAL LATIN" TWICE WEEKLY FOR NON-LATIN STUDENTS WHO WANT THE LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL ADVANTAGES THAT EVEN THIS BRIEF INTRODUCTION AFFORDS, AND (10) A 4-YEAR LATIN READING COURSE WITH SPECIAL UNITS IN SCIENCE, RELIGION, MUSIC, MYTHOLOGY, AND HISTORY. THE FIRST THREE ARE THE PROGRAMS OF THE AWARD WINNERS, MR. RICHARD T. SCANLAN (EDINA, MINNESOTA), MRS. THOMAS CUTT (DETROIT, MICHIGAN), AND MR. EDWARD WOLL (AKRON, OHIO). THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "THE CLASSICAL WORLD," VOLUME 60, NUMBER 2, OCTOBER 1966, PAGES 37-40, 42-44, 46-47. (AUTHOR)
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Authoring Institution: Classical Association of the Atlantic States, Inc.
Identifiers: AMERICAN CLASSICAL LEAGUE