Science & Nature

Crazy Dr. Kathy's Greek and Latin Root Words Used in Medicine Part I (FLEX)

This 4 week flex class will be a fun, easy introduction to Greek/Latin root words used in the English language for medicine and human anatomy.
Dr. Kathryn Braun, D.C.
5 total reviews for this teacher
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How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
     The students will learn to enjoy making and breaking apart English words used in medicine to show their understanding of common root words, prefixes, and suffixes that come from Latin/Greek word parts.
     The students will be able to pronounce word parts correctly and will be able to explain their meaning.
     Finally, it is the goal of the teacher to engage and inspire students to enjoy the language of medicine and to be motivated to take more classes like this one, as well as, the more in depth and complete medical terminology classes available to them later in life.
     The teacher has 2 valid teaching licenses from IL- Elementary Education K-9 with Science and English Certification for grades 5-8 and a Professional Career and Technical Educator Endorsement Teaching License for high school level classes in the field of medicine. This means that the teacher is qualified to teach English and Science courses to junior high school students. The teacher also has experience teaching 5 years of "Medical Terminology", "Orientation to Health Careers", and "First Aid" to high school students at Manual High School, Peoria, Illinois, as well as, 1 year of college adjunct teaching to junior college students at Illinois Central College teaching "Medical
Terminology" and "Human Anatomy".
     -Students will be assigned homework to watch 1 -30 min. episode of a favorite medical TV show.  They will be asked to write down 5 terms that they hear while watching the show. After the show the students will look up the terms online to correct their spelling and to write down each word’s definition and write a sentence using the term correctly.
     -Lastly, the students will be required to share these terms online with their peers and to have discussion and feedback about what they learned.
-Each week students will receive a 3-page study guide to complete while watching the power point lesson.
-For homework students will need to have access to one 30 min. medical tv show- old or new.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
1) The students will have self-assessment when they see their individual scores on each weekly game. They will be able to play the game multiple times for practicing terms.
 2) They will also get a "pass or fail" response to their homework assignment.
3) After taking all 4 weeks of this flex class the students will take a cumulative quiz on the Kahoots' website to assess their overall memory and understanding..
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Illustrations and drawings of human anatomy are included in the power points.  However, the reproductive Greek /Latin terms power point is very watered down and does not include any sexual or graphic material. videos using Greek/Latin word parts used in Medicine and Human Anatomy
-Latin/Greek terms are taken from the book, Medical Terminology, A Living Language, 4th Edition, Fremgen and Frucht.


Dr. Kathryn Braun, D.C.
Lives in the United States
Retired Doctor of Chiropractic and Retired Grade School, High School and University Adjunct Teacher
5 total reviews
16 completed classes

About Me

About me:
I am excited and looking forward to teaching classes about things that I love:  medical terminology and language, chiropractic careers, reading and writing, as well as hobbies. 

Professional Background:
I have 2 valid teaching licenses... 
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