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Vermont BLTN Receives Gift of Support

May 14th, 2014 | By
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The Bread Loaf School of English has received a gift of support for the Vermont Bread Loaf Teacher Network, which will bring together a diverse group of outstanding Vermont teachers committed to social change and community revitalization through education and collaboration. Through a combination of fellowships for two years of the teachers’ study at Bread

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Student-Centered at Santa Fe Indian School: Writing Center Anchors Collaboration

May 14th, 2014 | By
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by Susan Miera and Jennifer Guerin “My dream is that every classroom can become a writing center in its own right.” Those words have played and replayed themselves in my head a million times over the past year. In September 2012, the Santa Fe Indian School, Write to Change, and Bread Loaf School of English

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A Story of Numbers: The Ken Macrorie Writing Center in Vermont

May 14th, 2014 | By
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-by David Wandera PhD Candidate The Ohio State University M.A. 2008, M.Litt. 2013 “The writing center, year after year, has been the reason I do well at Bread Loaf. Keep up the good work.” (VT student, Summer 2013) 1 The number of writing centers in Vermont during the summer session 2013. 2 The number of

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Summer 2014 BLTN Campus Coordinators

May 14th, 2014 | By

Campus coordinators function as the “point people” for BLTN at each campus. In addition to holding weekly meetings, they take the lead in sharing information across campuses, they initiate special events, and they advise colleagues in planning school year collaborations. Susannah Kilbourne will coordinate at Oxford, while Susan Miera will take the lead at Santa

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2013 Digital Media and Youth Action Workshops Inform BLTN

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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—by Sandy LeGault, Director of Admissions  This past summer saw an unprecedented level of BLTN activity at all Bread Loaf campuses. Students attended the weekly BLTN meetings in unprecedented numbers, and teachers from public and private schools, teaching at every grade level, made connections that will continue into the school year. All current and former Bread

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News from Vermont: Summer 2013

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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—by Debbie Alcorn, 2013 BLTN Coordinator, Bread Loaf/Vermont The Vermont BL Campus has been hopping this summer! There have been more guest speakers, readers, and workshops this summer than ever before, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of  The Bread Loaf Teacher Network. Guest readers included Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize Winner Natasha Trethewey, poet and activist

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News from Oxford: Summer 2013

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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—by Paul Barnwell, 2013 BLTN Coordinator, Bread Loaf/Oxford Though thousands of miles from their students and their jobs as teachers, members of the Bread Loaf Teacher Network at Oxford, England, maintained a steady presence at Lincoln College during the summer. Highlights included engaging presentations by veteran BLTN members Chris Moore (OH) and Susannah Kilbourne (KY),

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News from New Mexico: Summer, 2013

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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—by Alfredo Lujan, Director’s Assistant; and Susan Miera, BLTN Coordinator, at Bread Loaf/Santa Fe, 2013 Bread Loaf/Santa Fe, 2013, can only be described as fast-paced with intense energy. The summer session, attended by ambitious and energetic students and an All-Star faculty, hosted several illustrious speakers and was the site of much fun and productive planning. Speakers Cindy

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A Writing Rodeo

Sep 6th, 2013 | By
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  —by Alfredo Celedón Luján Bread Loaf/Santa Fe, BLTN Coordinator  Bread Loaf, 1987 “… the one thing I have cared about in life is getting a lot out of our school system….” Robert Frost  Robert Frost had a vision for the teaching of writing at the Bread Loaf School of English. He opened a discourse

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News from Asheville: Summer, 2013

Sep 5th, 2013 | By
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—by Janet Atkins, 2013 BLTN Coordinator, Bread Loaf/Asheville Bread Loaf, 2013, in Asheville, North Carolina, was a rainy affair this summer. For Bread Loafers, however, it meant lots of time to read and write papers. But, wait! That’s the way it is at every Bread Loaf campus whether it rains or not! Forty graduate students

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