Latinish Digest: Midsummer 2019

How did anyone survive as independent scholars, developing professionals, latrine-bound time-killers, and academic researchers before the Internet? Here are relatively recent articles related to ancient history, education, or the Classics which may interest Latin teachers and their ilk. 1. How did Ancient Greeks learn Latin? Dickey, E. (2015). Teaching Latin to Greek speakers. In E. P.… Continue reading Latinish Digest: Midsummer 2019

In Search of the Benefits of Haag & Stern’s “In Search of the Benefits of Learning Latin”

2003 saw the publication of “In Search of the Benefits of Learning Latin” by Ludwig Haag and Elsbeth Stern in The Journal of Educational Psychology. Frothing opponents of Latin studies seized upon the study (beware the logical argument depending on one study), and even proponents remain concerned by it. Sixteen years later, Latin studies are holding strong in… Continue reading In Search of the Benefits of Haag & Stern’s “In Search of the Benefits of Learning Latin”