The Classical Association has compiled a comprehensive list, much appreciated at this time! Link to the List!
A suggestion from Jeremy Antrich. Would you like to get involved? A few years ago, after retiring from my full time job as Head of Classics at Tiffin Girls’ School in Kingston upon Thames, I got withdrawal symptoms. So I started a local Greek drama reading group. The idea was to meet regularly and read […]
I’ve set up a new discussion group called Remote Teaching. I’m sure there are many member out there who would appreciate and benefit from the experience and ideas of others. Please do join the group and share! To join, log in and go to https://www.theclassicslibrary.com/groups/remote-teaching/ (or find REMOTE TEACHING in the Groups area.
In the context of remote teaching, enthusiasm and engagement can easily wane: Class Civ topics can be a great way to engage students and give them material that all students can respond to in different and creative ways. de Romanis has been written as much as a introduction to the cultural world of the Romans as […]
Bloomsbury Classics titles is partnering with Classoos during school closures and offering free digital access to the school textbooks – this includes the new de Romanis and also the OCR textbooks. As well as this the schools that have already adopted a textbook through them can also request access to an online pdf by emailing: academicsalesUK@bloomsbury.com. […]
Carrie Vout of the University of Cambridge is producing three videos on casts in the Museum of Classical Archaeology. Links to the first two below. Antinous Discobolus A link to the Museum’s website, where in time all three videos will appear: https://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/collections/collection-videos-1 And the Museum’s guide to ‘things to do at home’, for these times […]
Laugh in the face of adversity, do not despair – we’ll be fine. We are Classicists, we are polymaths, we teach despair and how to survive it, ‘wisdom through suffering’ and all that. Now let’s practice what we preach; our subject has always survived and so will we. “We’ve been preparing our whole lives. Not only is […]
Heather is uploading a series of videos as part of her remote teaching. She’ll be doing them on the Herodotus GCSE prose set text, Ancient History A level: the Julio-Claudians (currently Nero) and Philippics 2 (chapters 89-92), and will probably move on to Ruling Roman Britain and Tacitus’ Histories. The channel is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr0XvHHY_gvKKNX1NuXZ-7g
H/T Lorna Hardwick… At a time when so many researchers and students are working remotely, it may be helpful to make use of various online sites and databases. Among these is the Reception of Classical Texts Project, hosted by the Open University. The website contains material on the Reception of Greek Drama and Poetry, mainly in […]
From Loeb (H/T Tim Castle)… Access to the Online Loeb Classical library is now free during the Coronavirus crisis. Handy for Classics teachers setting remote work for sixth form students (and maybe lower down the key stages). See announcement below. “As the global community confronts the crisis posed by COVID-19, and individuals are increasingly required […]