Archive for June, 2010

It’s all Greek to me


13 Jun

Word Roots, Beginning, by The Critical Thinking Co.

When doing research regarding homeschooling, I came across a lot of parents and methods that suggested teaching Latin and/or Greek for various reasons. I took a lot of Spanish myself, and in this day and age, Spanish is something that could be very useful in everyday life, so that seemed the logical language to teach. Spanish would also be beneficial because I could talk in Spanish a bit and find ways to make it useful during our schooling. But then I wondered, Am I doing him a disservice by NOT teaching him Latin or Greek? I never learned it in school. I turned out okay (I think),  BUT my vocabulary isn’t what it could be I guess.

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