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Actually.... this explains a lot.   https://youtu.be/ESvlchv0zGY

Happy Thanksgiving!

It's been a while since I have posted on my site. About ten days ago, the most important page on my site took a direct hit.  I can no longer create, or edit tests.  When you are in education, that's pretty important.  Even if you think the modern grading system is...

Roman Mythology and the National Latin Exam

Yesterday, I announced that I would soon be teaching a Roman mythology class. Actually, we will be reading through four myths using the book, Fabulae Faciles. That class starts as soon as we finish Second Year Latin by Robert Henle... hopefully before Christmas. From...

Easy Latin Stories

Years ago, I started teaching the Henle Latin series on my site.  Not necessarily because I was a big fan of the series.  I did it to help those who were pushing through... and, just felt they needed help. In the next four weeks, or so, an intrepid few students and I...

That’s one destructive myth…

"If myth is a view of reality invented exclusively by the human mind, then, by definition, atheism is a myth.  During the twentieth century this myth caused havoc in Eastern Europe.  Now it has the West by its throat." - Vishal Mangalwadi, From the prologue of The...

Could I see an example class?

People are often confused by all that I offer.  I get that.  It's confusing. Here's what's going on. Visual Latin is a professionally filmed series.  I do not personally sell it.  It is available here from Compass Classroom. Once they have completed Visual Latin many...

How to learn piano.

I am constantly toying with the idea of learning to play the piano.  I really want to learn. My problem?  Lack of time. At least, that's what I tell myself. Anyway, this week I came across a site I am going to use when I decide to pick it up again.  In the meantime,...

How I am learning Spanish.

These days, most of my language efforts are going into Spanish and French. The producer of Visual Latin, Compass Classroom really wants me to start filming a Spanish series next summer. In light of that, I am pouring gasoline on my efforts to master Spanish. Here is...