Fall 2014

Writing across the Curriculum at Santa Fe Indian School

Dec 16th, 2014 | By

Writing Across the Curriculum: It’s Easier Than You Think Writing Across the Curriculum, Literacy and Technology Workshop, October 8-9, 2014 Hosted by Santa Fe Indian School, Bread Loaf School of English, and Write to Change by Susan Miera and Alicia Fritz Susan Miera is a founding member of the Bread Loaf (Rural) Teacher Network, a semi-retired

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The Many Faces of Home: BLTN Youth Journal to be Launched

Dec 15th, 2014 | By

Laura Benton English Teacher Woodford County High School, Versailles, KY BLSE 2013, 2014, funded by the C. E. and S. Foundation The Bread Loaf Youth Journal: The Many Faces of Home will be a literary magazine designed, written, and edited by Woodford and Jessamine County High School students. Together they will design the website, write submissions

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BLTN Regional Meeting Round-up

Dec 14th, 2014 | By

Andover Bread Loaf and Students at the Center Partner in New Orleans On December 6, 2014, Andover Bread Loaf (ABL) and Students at the Center (SAC) collaborated with the United Teachers of New Orleans and Transplanted Educators for Justice for a three-hour professional development conference in New Orleans. Lou Bernieri reports, “Eighty people showed up, including 20

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A View from Kenya

Dec 13th, 2014 | By

by David Wandera PhD Candidate The Ohio State University MA ’08, MLitt ’13 Rejuvenated by my summer sessions at the Bread Loaf School English, I returned to Kenya and collaborated with my students to revise the classroom in ways that anchor intercultural talk of self and place in the language arts classes I taught. Being

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BLTN International Sampler

Dec 13th, 2014 | By

 “Using the BreadNet telecommunications system in a recent collaboration with Anna Citrino, who teaches in Singapore, I observed my rural Vermont students begin to articulate a broader world view through the environmental concerns they shared with the Singaporean students, and in doing so, my students developed an appreciation for their home state of Vermont.  Our

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News and Awards

Dec 13th, 2014 | By

Nancie Atwell just released the third edition of In the Middle: A lifetime of Learning About Writing, Reading, and Adolescents (Heinemann). Adam Banks, Bread Loaf faculty (’14) and professor in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies recently received the 2014 Rhetorician of the Year at The Young

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The Power of Connecting Teacher Networks

Dec 11th, 2014 | By

Editor’s note: This blog post, by Renee Moore (MA ’97), and Paul Barnwell (MA ’13) is cross-posted, with permission from Renee’s October 17, 2014, blog post at the Center for Teacher Quality. See the article in its original format at http://www.teachingquality.org/content/blogs/renee-moore/power-connecting-teacher-networks Posted by Renee Moore on Friday, 10/17/2014 Paul Barnwell: Renee, you have far more experience than I do in education,

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Vermont Fest Features VT BLTN Presentations

Nov 20th, 2014 | By

by Tim O’Leary English Teacher Middlebury Union High School, Middlebury Vermont MA ’07 VT-BLTN took the stage in Killington, Vermont on November 7th, 2014. NoraKeathley ’16 and Adam Joselson ’15, of Middlebury Union High School (VT), presented their own case-stories about creating video documentaries along with me. They spoke to K-12 teachers andadministrators from around

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