There is a better page full of links here, but not everything here is there, if that makes sense. Not yet, anyway.
- What the heck is TPRS?
- http://martinabex.com/teacher- training/essential-strategies- for-tprsci-teachers/: Read these and be willing to re-read them.
- http://senoritabarragan.com/ 2014/07/24/new-to-tprs-ci/ : Watch the video! Understanding circling and storytelling is impossible without watching it in action. Pay attention to how she teaches the students what they have to do- circling cannot be done without students actively participating.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=mJ3tIrS68BM : A Latin lesson. His kids are already trained so you can see how it begins to work.
- https://mrpeto.wordpress.com/ 2013/09/12/tienes-una-mascota- a-no-fail-hook-for-a-basic- story/ : A written account of a lesson.
- In addition to circling, another thing you absolutely have to have is a system of Safety Net words & gestures. Here's Keith's short take on them: http:// todallycomprehensiblelatin. blogspot.com/2015/03/safety- net.html
- “Grammar is not one of the 5 C’s” at Todally Comprehensible Latin: Great day-by-day breakdown of teaching a new grammar concept in CI
- Developing a flexible, personalized curriculum at Mme Hayles and the TPRS Experiment: Lesson-by-lesson breakdown of a unit as described by Carol Gaab at NTPRS 2015.
- Websites & Blogs
- Indwelling Language - Justin Slocum Bailey: particularly the Latin section, which contains LIMEN, a much more comprehensive & useful overview of Latin CI & resources than this one, and many spoken Latin videos for you to use in your classrooms!
- MagisterP.com - Lance Piantaggini
- Presentations & Papers
- Look at the document titled ACL 2015 Links: Tons of CI & TPRS presentations here
- Latin Best Practices: Not exclusively CI, but in practice most of the discussion & questions do revolve around CI and active Latin.
- Latin Teacher Idea Exchange on Facebook: Not CI specific, but several of us hang out there and it's friendly toward such practices.
- Teaching Latin for Acquisition on Facebook: CI-oriented group moderated by yours truly and very friendly and active so far in its young life.
- Websites & Blogs (and all of these have excellent Links pages of their own)
- blaineraytprs.com: Website & resources from the inventor of TPRS. Really worth signing up for a workshop!
- benslavic.com: Excellent online PLC in addition to workshops & resources.
- Grant Boulanger: Workshops, resources, courses, and also pottery.
- Bryce Hedstrom: So, so many useful articles & resources here.
Real Life Learning Opportunities
- Conferences & Organizations
- Classical Assc. of MA (CAM): Pedagogy & spoken Latin. Every-other-weekly spoken Latin time in Boston. annual conference & other events. Website never updates so just join for $10 and they'll email you when stuff happens. Or you can try joining the Facebook group, but I moderate it so it never updates either.
- Classical Assc. of Mid-west & South (CAMWS): Academic & Pedagogy, increasingly Academic. annual conference
- Classical Assc. of Atlantic States (CAAS): Academic & Pedagogy. annual conference.
- Society for Classical Studies (SCS, formerly APA): Academic with very limited pedagogy. annual conference.
- (probably missing others of that type- West Coast where do you go?)
- NTPRS: National TPRS conference. Increasingly strong Latin presence.
- iFLT: TPRS conference with "language labs" to watch and practice techniques for real.
- SCOLT: Southern Conference on Language Teaching.
- ACTFL: Giant annual conference on language teaching.
- MaFLA: Massachusetts FL Assc. annual meeting, plus other annual events.
- Blaine Ray
- Ben Slavic
- Grant Boulanger
- Express Fluency: Offers teacher training in TPRS as well as TPRS-style language courses. Based in VT and serving New England & New York.
- Fluency Fast: Offers teacher training in TPRS as well as TPRS-style language courses, including some online courses. Based in CO.
- Spoken Latin
- Boston Active Latin / Clipeus: biweekly meetups in Boston for FREE
- Conventiculum Bostoniense: annual summer immersion event in Salem, MA. Prices vary depending on credits. Mixed focus on pedagogy and classics, but mostly on spoken Latin.
- Latin.org: SALVI events including the Rusticationes. West Virginia & other locations. Prices vary. Focused on spoken Latin and pedagogy. Also offers online spoken Latin sessions.
- The Paideia Institute: Events in NYC, Rome, Greece, mostly for adults but also for middle & high schoolers. Also offers Telepaideia online courses.
- Conventiculum Dickinsoniense: Annual summer immersion event in Carlisle, PA. Definitely cheapest option. Less focused on pedagogy than reading classics and spoken Latin.
- Picturae Database (The Pericles Group)
- Google Sheet with Class Library suggestions (click the Latin tab)
- Movie Talk Database: short films suitable for Movie Talks
Research on Second Language Acquisition & Other Relevant Topics
- Lightbown & Spada. How Languages are Learned.
- Van Patten (generally)
- Tea with BVP: call-in talk show on Second Language Acquisition hosted by Bill Van Patten, Angelika Kraemer, and Walter Hopkins. Really. Listen live Thursdays at 3pm EST. Available as a podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud etc.