BLTN Teachers

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, funded by the C. E. and S. Foundation 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

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This is What Lawrence Youth Do on a Friday Night

May 14th, 2014 | By

-by Lou Bernieri Director, Andover Bread Loaf Real Talk: Stand Up, Speak Out! A conference for Youth and Adults about Creative Responses to Bullying Andover Bread Loaf’s organizing of a youth-driven public health campaign in Lawrence, Massachusetts, kicked off Friday, May 9, 2014, at Movement City with “REAL TALK: STAND UP, SPEAK OUT,”  a conference for youth

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Reflections on the Evolution of a Teacher

May 13th, 2014 | By

In 1995, Karen Mitchell was a third grade teacher in Juneau, Alaska, and a founding fellow of the Bread Loaf Rural Teacher Network (BLRTN), when she wrote “Reflections on the Evolution of a Teacher,” published in the Fall 1995 BLRTN Magazine. Her article included this passage: “I used to think it was a privilege to

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Navajo Kentuckians Present at National Indian Health Service Conference

May 1st, 2014 | By

  Brent Peters, English and Food Literacy teacher at Fern Creek High School in Lexington, Kentucky has written about the evolution of the “Navajo Kentuckians” group in each of the previous issues of the journal. (See “The Case for Food Literacy,”  and “Navajo Kentuckians in the Garden of the Home God.”) In this excerpt from

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BLTN at 20: Encouraging and Celebrating Learning

Sep 7th, 2013 | By

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

—by Lou Bernieri Director of Andover Bread Loaf   Browse Andover Bread Loaf’s interactive timeline. Hover over each slide for a description.  [dipity url=http://www.dipity.com/mckennat/One-Year-at-BLTN-Lawrence-Lowell-Springfield/ view=flip width=600 height=400] 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

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

Sep 6th, 2013 | By

—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

  —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

—by Brent Peters English and Food Literacy Teacher Fern Creek Traditional High School Louisville, Kentucky BLSE ’16, funded by the C. E. and S. Foundation “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

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