BLTN Teachers

BLTN at 20: Encouraging and Celebrating Learning

Sep 7th, 2013 | By
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Professor and Bread Loaf Teacher Network Director, Dixie Goswami describes the fundamentals of the network: Celebrating 20 Years of Inside and Outside Support —by Dixie Goswami, Professor and Bread Loaf Teacher Network Director, Bread Loaf School of English Editor’s note: Learn more from Ms. Goswami about the intellectual history of the network in a longer

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A Year with Andover Bread Loaf

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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—by Lou Bernieri Director of Andover Bread Loaf   Browse Andover Bread Loaf’s interactive timeline. Hover over each slide for a description.  Andover Bread Loaf’s three summer workshops for teachers and students are the culmination of work done in the previous school year and the springboard for work that will be done in the new

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Poetic Justice at Northern High School: Students Find Voice in Spoken Word Poetry

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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—by Debbie Alcorn, English and Creative Writing Teacher Northern High School, Durham, NC BLSE, 2011; M.Litt., 2016 I teach because I love to learn. I spend my summers at the Bread Loaf School of English, pursuing an M.Litt. degree in English; year-round I’m a member of the Bread Loaf Teacher Network (BLTN), which connects me

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Twenty Ways to Celebrate BLTN’s 20th Anniversary

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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  —by Dixie Goswami, Director of the Bread Loaf Teacher Network Introduce BLTN and the world to children, young people, and teachers whose energy, ideas, and accomplishments explain why BLTN continues to matter at Bread Loaf, in schools, communities, and individual lives. Add an entry to the impressive BLTN bibliography by sending your citation to

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Navajo Kentuckians in the Garden of the Home God

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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—by Brent Peters English and Food Literacy Teacher Fern Creek Traditional High School Louisville, Kentucky BLSE ’16 “Once upon a time as the full spring moon went down and the warm spring sun rose over Canyon de Chelly, Home God (Haashch’éehoghan) and his family went out to plant their field. They sang as they went

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BLTN and Leadership

Sep 5th, 2013 | By
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We asked Bread Loaf Teacher Network alumni to comment on the role their Bread Loaf experiences and their BLTN membership have played in their various paths toward leadership. Please add your own reflections in the comments section at the bottom of this article.  Renee Moore English Instructor Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead, MS BLSE 1997 It’s

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The Bread Loaf Teacher Network: A Way of Life

Sep 4th, 2013 | By
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—by Ceci Lewis  English Instructor, Cochise Community College Co-Director, Andover Bread Loaf BLTN Advisory Board  BLSE  1999  As the Bread Loaf Teacher Network (BLTN) celebrates its 20th year, I find myself reflecting on what my participation in this unusual network has provided for me, my students, and my profession. Starting out with my first classroom

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Return to Sender: BLTN Reads Together

Sep 1st, 2013 | By
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—by R. Ummi Modeste, Andover Bread Loaf Co-Director Members of the BLTN from around the globe, and young writers connected to the network, will participate this spring in an international reading and writing event focusing on Return to Sender, Julia Alvarez’ young adult novel about the lives of undocumented farm workers. Tentatively billed as a

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Bread Loaf and BLTN: What Keeps You Connected?

Aug 27th, 2013 | By
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—by Paul Barnwell English and Digital Literacy Instructor Fern Creek Traditional High School Louisville, Kentucky BLSE 2013 For many of us educators, attending the Bread Loaf School of English is a sacrifice. We may leave husbands, wives, and children behind for six-plus weeks. We may miss training and meetings related to our jobs. We may

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A Historical Perspective on BLTN

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By
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In these excerpts from a 2012 interview, Bread Loaf Teacher Network Director Dixie Goswami speaks to the origin of the network, its evolution through the past two decades, and prospects for the future.



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