Lance Piantaggini is the Lead Latin Teacher and Equitable Grading Coordinator of Springfield Honors Academy, a public high school in Massachusetts. Lance teaches Latin by making it more comprehensible through compelling texts. This blog focuses on second language acquisition (SLA), grading & assessing, and offers support for comprehension-based and communicative language teaching (CCLT). Lance has presented what he’s blogged at the local, state, regional, and national level, both to language teachers and educators of all content areas.
Lance is a USA Archery Level 1 Instructor who enjoys rhythms, cooking and travelling with his wife, reading non-fiction, analyzing data to prove his points, and designing marching band shows.