Lisa Snyder

Rapid Fire Roundtable: Best Practices for Languages

Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm Languages Session Recording This Rapid Fire Roundtable will focus on discussing best practices for language departments in classical Christian education. Download Marcus Foster Handout Download Lisa Snyder Handout Download Tim Griffith Handout Lisa Snyder Foreign Language Department Head Covenant Christian Academy Colleyville Lisa Snyder has taught foreign languages for 28 years. With experience ranging from teaching pre-k and grammar school… Read More »Rapid Fire Roundtable: Best Practices for Languages

How Languages Impact Learners & What We Can Measure in Learners

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Languages Session Recording If you have loved Latin and taught it, you understand its value and impact. Why is it so hard to inspire the uninitiated or the resistant? In this seminar, we will look beyond the classic top reasons to study a language, discuss SLA research and various methodologies, and examine the impact of studying languages on students’ overall… Read More »How Languages Impact Learners & What We Can Measure in Learners

What’s the Value of Learning (your) Language?

Thursday, June 25 | 3:30-4:15pm Languages Session Recording This panel will focus on discussing the value on learning your language. Hosted by Marcus Foster, Lisa Snyder, and Timothy Griffith. Lisa Snyder Lisa Snyder has taught foreign languages for 28 years. With experience ranging from teaching pre-k and grammar school exploratory programs to the standard sequential college classroom, Lisa has researched and applied effective methodologies for… Read More »What’s the Value of Learning (your) Language?

Neither Fish Nor Fowl: Thriving as a Modern Language Teacher in a Classical School

Friday, June 26 | 2:30-3:15pm Languages Session Recording This workshop will address crucial questions about developing a vibrant, classical approach to teaching a modern language: How does one balance the four essential skills of language acquisition while maintaining a classical approach? How does one foster a classroom ethos where students will want to speak, comment, and engage with the best of a culture’s literature and… Read More »Neither Fish Nor Fowl: Thriving as a Modern Language Teacher in a Classical School