Teaching Greek and Latin: A Conversation & OCA AGM 2023

When and Where

Saturday, October 28, 2023 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Live via Zoom and CDRS (MN3230)
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1535 Outer Circle, University of Toronto Mississauga


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Latin Pedagogy Day
Organized by Professor Lorenza Bennardo

Ontario Classical Association's Annual General Meeting 2023
October 28, 9AM-11AM
Teaching Ancient Greek and Latin: A Conversation
October 28, 11AM-4PM

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About the event
The Department of Historical Studies and the Ontario Classical Association are thrilled to co-host the first "Teaching Greek and Latin: a Conversation" event. This day of networking and study will connect secondary and post-secondary instructors who are currently leading the way with their innovative classroom strategies for teaching ancient Greek and Latin. The event includes the OCA Annual General Meeting (open to OCA members), a panel featuring curriculum updates, a keynote address by Professor Jacqui Carlon, and a round table moderated by Prof. Lorenza Bennardo and Prof. Adriana Brook. The event will take place in the Collaborative Digital Research Space (MN3230) at UTM.

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9:30 - 10:00 am: Registration & breakfast
Breakfast provided by UTM!

10:00 - 11:00 am: OCA AGM
Registered members of the OCA can vote on motions reflecting the upcoming year.

11:00 - 12:00 pm: Curriculum Updates
: Boris Chrubasik (UTM)
Margaret-Ann Gillis (Innisdale College): "The Classical Studies and International Languages Policy 2016 in Ontario"
Elizabeth Ellison (Elmwood School): "How Latin pedagogy can supportneurodiverse learning"

12:00 - 12:50 pm: Lunch
Lunch provided by UTM!

12:50 - 1:50 pm: Keynote Speaker
Sean Corner (McMaster)
Jacqui Carlon (UMass Boston): "From Theory to Practice: How SLA research can inform Latin pedagogy"

2:00 - 4:00 pm: Moderated Round-Tables
Lorenza Bennardo (UTM), Adriana Brook (UTSG)

Round-Table #1, 2:00 - 2:30
Kat Furtado (UTSG), Diana Pai (St. Clement’s School): "Games in the Greek and Latin classrooms"

Round-Table #2, 2:30 - 3:00
Rebecca Deitsch (Kenyon College), Gillian Scott (Havergal College): "Active reading strategies"

Round-Table #3, 3:00 - 3:30
Sarah McCallum (University of Arizona), Maggie Rogow (TDSB): "Innovative Approaches to Readingand Writing in Classical Languages"

General Discussion, 3:30 - 4:00


Department of Historical Studies at UTM, Ontario Classical Association


1535 Outer Circle, University of Toronto Mississauga