BLTN Teachers

I Live Here: A Reflective Artifact Project

Apr 1st, 2013 | By

Kim Masterson teaches at Salem High School in Salem, MA. She graduated from Bread Loaf’s Asheville campus in 2007, where she worked for three years as a Director’s Assistant. This summer, Kim will be working at the Vermont campus in the same capacity. Kim credits Professor Tilly Warnock’s Bread Loaf course, “Rewriting a Life: Teaching

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Teach Lawrence: Transforming Education, Transforming a City

Nov 11th, 2012 | By

Jineyda Tapia speaks of the genesis of Teach Lawrence, an outgrowth of the Bread Loaf Teacher Network and Andover Bread Loaf partnership. TEACH LAWRENCE: An initiative organized and led by members of the Lawrence Bread Loaf Teacher Network, Andover Bread Loaf, and young people and community advocates who are powerful forces for educational change. Goals:

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BLTN Bibliography: A Growing Resource

Nov 11th, 2012 | By

by Dixie Goswami, Bread Loaf Teacher Network Director.  A grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations plus support from Bread Loaf and Write to Change are making it possible, with the help of all past and present BLTN members, to prepare a list of BLTN scholarship, references, and resources. Rachel Joslyn, a Bread Loaf student from

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The Case For Food Literacy

Oct 25th, 2012 | By

—by Brent Peters, funded by the C. E. and S. Foundation. Before becoming an English teacher and Bread Loaf student, Brent Peters worked as a chef at the Mayan Café in Louisville, Kentucky. Joe Franzen has been an urban gardener, sustainability enthusiast, environmental educator, and kitchen magician for years. He has turned Fern Creek Traditional High School

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Why BLTN?: Members Weigh In on Connected Teaching

Sep 29th, 2012 | By

Connected, by Lorena German, Lawrence, Massachusetts.  In 1998 I walked into high school and that afternoon we were ushered into the auditorium for the freshman assembly. Among the rules and warnings that were announced to us, we were told, “Look to your left. Look to your right. The person next to you might not be here

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Interpretive Communities: Hayley Strandberg Takes Bread Loaf Class to Her Students

Sep 15th, 2012 | By

By Hayley Strandberg.  At Bread Loaf, students are challenged to enjoy, discover, and confront literature in all of its glorious possibility. We form communities at four different campuses with texts at the center. We create poems. We listen to arguments. We share stories over lunch. Imagine a place where readers around the world could do

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Digital Learning Partnerships: Transforming the Way Students—and Teachers—Think about 21st-Century Learning

Sep 15th, 2012 | By

—by Chris Moore, Olentangy Liberty High School, and Andrea Dodge Vescelius, Olentangy Orange High School. Andrea Dodge Vescelius and Chris Moore (BL ’12) have turned their Bread Loaf Teacher Network (BLTN) collaborative projects into a year-round endeavor in collaborative scholarship. They are members of a network that has at its core the tenets of the Bread Loaf

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BreadNet: The Enduring Vision of Rocky Gooch

Sep 3rd, 2012 | By

BreadNet, the digital network of the Bread Loaf School of English and the Bread Loaf Teacher Network, began way back in 1984. In the age of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Twitter, Facebook, and Skype, is BreadNet passé? This summer’s lively conversation on “connected teaching and learning” gave us occasion to take stock of some

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