Laura Gibbs's Blog – December 2009 Archive (5)

My holiday hiatus :-)

Hi everybody, I'm glad to be back in action here at Fireside... I took some time off from everything (WHEW!!!) and then I got involved in some fabulous new projects - which actually give me some real hope for the expanding world of Latin online. One of these projects might be of interest to folks here at Fireside - a wonderful Latin teacher, Justin Schwamm, is about to launch an online Latin course (something we really need online - you'd think there'd be lots of such things already, but there… Continue

Added by Laura Gibbs on December 29, 2009 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

Fireside Round-Up: Tuesday, December 29

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A round-up of Fireside discussions and blogs for December 15 - 29. I hope everybody had very happy holidays in December!!!

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Added by Laura Gibbs on December 29, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Fireside Round-Up: Tuesday, December 15

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A round-up of Fireside discussions and blogs for December 6 - 15. The items listed below are in no particular order. Did I miss something??? Please add a comment to this blog post to let us know about something missing on the list!…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on December 15, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Totally shameless self-promotion: I got a good book review!!!

Well, given my OVERJOYED mood at this book review, I'm tempted to write this blog post in all caps, ha ha. Seriously, as someone who has been leading a life totally on the fringes of the Latin world, advocating content and pedagogy that cost me my job in the Classics department at my school, I was so so SOOOOOO happy to see that my Latin textbook based on Aesop's fables got a super-positive review at the Bryn Mawr Classical Review:…



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Added by Laura Gibbs on December 15, 2009 at 6:30pm — 6 Comments

Fireside Round-Up: Sunday, December 6

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A round-up of Fireside discussions and blogs for November 17 - December 6. Apologies for the long hiatus - between Thanksgiving and the end of the semester, it's been crazy! :-) The items listed below are in no particular order. Did I miss…

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Added by Laura Gibbs on December 6, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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