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BLTN Energized by Conflict Transformation Collaborative

Jun 3rd, 2022 | By

The Bread Loaf Teacher Network (BLTN) has named seven Teaching, Writing, and Acting for Change Fellows for 2022-23, a cohort to support the goals of the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Collaborative in Conflict Transformation. Additionally, BLTN is offering Change Action Grants to active BLTN educators who undertake school or community projects focused on “conflict transformation”: the

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BLTN Fellows at Monterey Institute

Jun 3rd, 2022 | By

Five Bread Loaf Teacher Network fellows will attend the Bread Loaf School of English Summer Institute in Global Humanities: a three-week residential session, to run from July 18 to August 7, 2022, at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) in Monterey, California. The fellows, who will be participating in BLTN conversations remotely, are Gladys Gitau-Damascus

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Teaching and Learning across Difference: BLTN at Faculty at Home

Jun 3rd, 2022 | By

Bread Loaf School of English Dean Emily Bartels, BLTN Director Beverly Moss, and BLTN Director of Communications Tom McKenna were featured in Middlebury College’s Faculty at Home series on March 29, 2022. The Faculty at Home webinar series “invites you to engage in the digital space, to stay connected with faculty members, with big ideas,

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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Remote Student While Teaching in a Hybrid Classroom

May 28th, 2021 | By

Paige Boncher (MA ’17) teaches English and Spanish at Montclair Kimberley Academy in Montclair, NJ and has published essays, fiction, and poetry in The Massachusetts Review, Confrontation, and other anthologies. She lives in Jersey City, NJ with her two kittens, Coco and Pepper.  Thanks to Paige for sharing her March publication in McSweeney’s. We’re guessing some of

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Santa Fe Spotlight: Teaching Multimodal Writing in a Digital Age

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

Dr. Cruz Medina’s students rave about the balance of theory and practical application they experience in his course, Multimodal Composition in a Digital Age. Since the course will once again be offered on the Santa Fe Campus in Summer 2019, I thought it would be fun to interview Cruz about the class, and to highlight

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Caption That!

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

Why it is important to caption your videos? How might captioning add to your content, and why might you want to become a captioning advocate at public events? This spirited conversation between Bread Loaf Vermont faculty member, Dr. Brenda Brueggemann, Professor and Aetna Endowed Chair of Writing at the University of Connecticut, and Norma Miller,

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Nancie Atwell Gives the 2017 Drew Lecture

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

Nancie Atwell, Honorary Doctor of Letters, BLSE 2016, and one of the most respected and influential educators in the world, gave the 2017 Elizabeth Drew Memorial Lecture on the Bread Loaf Vermont campus this summer. Atwell, who attended Bread Loaf from 1979–80 and in 1982, has been recognized as Poetry Teacher of the Year by

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Andover Bread Loaf Newsletter Features NextGen Youth

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

Andover Bread Loaf Director Lou Bernieri has the lead in the 2017 Fall Newsletter with “ABL Youth Fortify Next Generation Leadership Network.” Click on the image at left to peruse the newsletter.



A Virtuous Circle: English Class and Service Learning

Nov 24th, 2016 | By

by Dr. Jim Sabin   Dr. Sabin is a Clinical Professor of both Population Medicine and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ethics Program On a sunny Saturday morning in July, 18 students at the Vermont campus, plus faculty members Dixie Goswami, Beverly Moss, and Margery Sabin, participated

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President Patton Confers Degrees, Inspires ‘Quiet and Loud Revolutions’

Nov 24th, 2016 | By

Text excerpted from “Bread Loaf School of English Celebrates Commencement,” Middlebury Newsroom, authored by Dana Olsen. RIPTON, Vt. – The Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English completed its 97th summer session with Commencement exercises for 50 master’s degree candidates at the Bread Loaf campus here on August 6. Emily Bartels, director of the School of English,

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