Keith Toda is a Latin teacher and discusses some of the techniques he uses in his classroom. Although some might believe Latin is a dead language, it really isn't! Keith teaches around 35 students in his classroom and will soon be transferring to another school that has 5 Latin teaches in it. Listen in for more!
[0:55] What does the first day of school look like in Keith's classroom?
[1:15] How do you create a community in your classroom?
[1:35] Keith talks about the techniques he uses with his students.
[3:00] The goal with Ben Slavic's technique is to establish relationships with children in the class room.
[4:10] Keith's target language is Latin.
[4:50] Keith usually has about 35 students in his class.
[5:25] There is a growing interest in Latin.
[5:55] When you're teaching grammar-translation, you're only appealing to a certain type of kid.
[6:35] Students can take up to four years of Latin.
[7:25] Keith talks about his blog and why he started it.