BLTN Teachers

Unequal Education Revisited: A Dialogue with Steve Goodman

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By
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On July 18, 2014 Steve Goodman of Educational Video Center (EVC)  in New York visited Bread Loaf’s Vermont campus to share some of the work and methods of EVC youth in developing provocative and thoughtful documentary videos. Following his visit, Steve invites us to join him here in an online dialogue about the final work he

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Bringing it Back: Educating for Social Change

May 14th, 2014 | By
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Chris McCurry, Nell Whitman, and the other contributors to this issue claim that conversations initiated while studying at Bread Loaf and continued online are at the heart of BLTN. Diverse in its members’ opinions, cultures and experiences, BLTN exists within the traditions of the Bread Loaf School of English, an institution that provides education in British,

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Imagination, Idealism, and Compassion: Lawrence Family Literacy Nights

May 14th, 2014 | By
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Here’s what happened when Lou Bernieri and a core group of about twenty Lawrence Bread Loaf teachers expanded their work with English / Language Arts teachers to include students and community organizations:  In a city with a population of about 73,000,  the Andover Bread Loaf / Lawrence BLTN partnership is now reaching about 6,000 public

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Secretary Duncan Thanks BLTN’s Rich Gorham

May 14th, 2014 | By
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During Teacher Appreciation Week this year, Secretary Arne Duncan called Rich Gorham to thank him for his work in the Lawrence Public Schools and with Andover Bread Loaf (ABL) and its international outreach work in Haiti and Pakistan. Rich was one of only a handful of teachers to receive “Courage Calls,” in a year when

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Exchanging Lives: The Life and Afterlife of a BLTN Online Exchange

May 14th, 2014 | By
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-by Dixie Goswami Director, Bread Loaf Teacher Network We’re eager for you to comment on our Exchanging Lives project for this issue of the Bread Loaf Teacher Network Journal:  To compose a digital essay, a piece of writing meant to be read on the screen rather than the page.  As we launched this project, our digital expertise

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Laura Benton: A Portrait of a Teacher as a BLTN Fellow

May 14th, 2014 | By
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Laura Benton English Teacher Woodford County High School, Versailles, KY BLSE 2013 In this interview conducted near the end of her first year as a Bread Loaf Teacher Network / C. E. & S Foundation Fellow, Laura Benton of Versailles, Kentucky reflects on how one summer at Bread Loaf continues to inspire and transform her teaching.

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Taking a Student Perspective: Lessons from Rayna

May 14th, 2014 | By
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-by Sheri Skelton English Teacher, White Mountain School, White Mountain, Alaska M.A. 1997 My Bread Loaf journey began in the summer of 1994 when I first traveled to Vermont from Shishmaref, a small Inupiaq village in northwestern rural Alaska. Summers at Bread Loaf provided academic challenges and conversations and the opportunity to focus on writing.

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BLTN Student Panel at Oregon Academic Technology Society

May 14th, 2014 | By
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Students of BLTN teachers Paul Barnwell, Ceci Lewis, Renee Moore, Brendan McGrath, and Tom McKenna, presented at this year’s Oregon Academic Technology Society (OAtS)  annual meeting, organized by Scott Christian, BLTN member and co-founder of OAtS. McKenna and Moore each wrote about the event. Click on the thumbnail images to access each article.



BLTN at NCTE: An Image Gallery

May 14th, 2014 | By
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Paul Barnwell: Kentucky Collaborations

May 14th, 2014 | By

-by Paul Barnwell English and Digital Media Teacher Fern Creek Traditional High School, Louisville, KY M.A. 2013 Attending the Bread Loaf School of English and participating in BLTN is a pedagogical journey not likely to be forgotten.  In this journal last year, I wrote about why a person should attend Bread Loaf and join BLTN.

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