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Tools and Strategies to Engage Your Students of Latin in Online Classes

Sat. 9am Eastern

Course Description: This class is for teachers who would like to develop better use of LMS and online tools to teach classes online, especially language classes. Small group work, check for understanding, collaboration, discussions can be effectively replicated on Zoom, BBB and other video conferencing platforms. Join me to learn and practice how to use Flipgrid, Nearpod, and Peardeck to engage your students, how to create games and quizzes that can be used to assess your students’s progress, how to increase the level of participation and engagement in the online setting.

DETAILS:

Level:​ no previous experience needed
Textbook:Instructor will provide materials
Sections capped at:5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Regular price $250.00

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INSTRUCTOR

Maria Luisa De Seta

Maria Luisa De Seta has been teaching online since 2015 and has been part of many professional development on teaching and engaging in online classes throughout the years. She is certified online and blended instructor and PBS media certified educator. 

Maria Luisa De Seta grew up and studied Classics in Italy and Germany, and now teaches Latin I through AP Latin at Menlo Atherton High School in California. She holds a BA in Classics (summa cum laude) and PhD on Literary studies from the Universita’ della Calabria, MA in Teaching Classics and MA in teaching Italian from the Universita’ per Stranieri di Siena; she was a fellow of  at the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae for two years. Her adventure as teacher started in 2005, at the Liceo Ginnasio Virgilio in Mantua, where she taught Latin and Ancient Greek, both with the traditional and natural approaches. After moving to California, she went back to teaching in public schools and started mentoring new Latin teachers from the San Francisco State Credentialing Program: she is proud of seeing three (so far) of her former students and advisees continuing studying Classics and becoming teachers as well. She has published articles on lexicography, Terence and Ovid and is interested in Rhetorical studies and the reception of the Classics. Recent interests include digital education and the use of technology in the classroom. Maria Luisa also teaches a Telepaideia course on "Italian for Classicists".