GELLAR-GOAD’S GAMIFICATION OF LATIN PROSE SPICES UP FIRST YEAR OF WAKE FOREST POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP20130415latin8476

Ted Gellar-Goad, PhD ’12, recounts his experiences teaching a full-course load as a postdoctoral fellow at Wake Forest University. As many have promised him, it has been a busy year, but Gellar-Goad has found ways to spice up teaching Latin through “gamification,” which has won not only drawn students into his classroom, but garnered attention from the campus newspaper.

Ted Gellar-Goad
PhD ’12

When I was in grad school, everyone told me that the first years after the PhD are way, way busier than any time in grad school, and that’s true — except, perhaps, for the semester I took two of Sharon James’s seminars. READ MORE >>

 

UNC ALUMNA BRINGS JOY OF LATIN TO AREA MIDDLE SCHOOLERS

Through a Q&A with the department, Susan Meyer, BA ’09, shares what her life is like teaching Latin at Culbreth Middle School. Once inspired to take Latin after reading the Harry Potter series, Meyer aspires to share her love of the Romans, gladiators, political intrigue, and all. With material like that, Meyer can’t help but think she has it easy. READ MORE >>

 

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