Bringing it Back: BLTN Teachers Bring Home Summer Learning

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

In this issue, we feature reflections from three Bread Loaf Teacher Network fellows on their summer learning, and on how that learning translates into collaborative teaching and social action plans for the 2018-19 school year. We are pleased to present reflections from Brent Peters who studied in Vermont, Amelia Gordon, from the Oxford Campus, and Mery

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Bringing it Back: Bread Loaf Teachers Reflect on Summer Learning

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

With each issue of the Bread Loaf Teacher Network Journal, we feature BLTN Fellows’ reflections on how their summer coursework propels their thinking about pedagogy and collaboration. We invite you to use the comments feature on this page to inquire into the thinking and plans our fellows share here.  PEDAGOGY Fallon Abel Sharon Academy Middle

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Bringing it Back: BLTN Teachers Reflect on Summer Learning

Nov 24th, 2016 | By

Editor’s Note: In each issue of the BLTN Journal, we feature teacher reflections on how their summer learning at Bread Loaf is likely to influence their professional work at home. The following experts from longer reports and articles are divided into sections on pedagogy in general, followed by plans for collaboration. Bringing it Back: Pedagogy Laura

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Reports from the Field: BLTN Fellows Report on Classroom Collaborations

Sep 4th, 2015 | By

Benton and Haughton Curate Student Literary Journal Laura Benton, English Teacher Third-Year Bread Loaf Student (funded by the C. E. and S. Foundation) Woodford County High School Matthew Haughton, English Teacher Second-Year Bread Loaf Student (funded by the C. E. and S. Foundation) West Jessamine High School BLTN Project website: What is the

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BLTN Teachers Advise US ED on Rural Education Issues

Dec 16th, 2014 | By

Over the course of the 2014 summer session, Bread Loaf teachers had the opportunity to engage with the U.S. Department of Education in two “round table” events with ED’s Dennis Bega, and Tom McKenna, who was completing his year as a Teaching Ambassador Fellow for ED.  Bega and McKenna met with Bread Loaf teachers (and

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Bringing it Back: Educating for Social Change

May 14th, 2014 | By

Chris McCurry, Nell Whitman, and the other contributors to this issue claim that conversations initiated while studying at Bread Loaf and continued online are at the heart of BLTN. Diverse in its members’ opinions, cultures and experiences, BLTN exists within the traditions of the Bread Loaf School of English, an institution that provides education in British,

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BLTN and Leadership

Sep 5th, 2013 | By

We asked Bread Loaf Teacher Network alumni to comment on the role their Bread Loaf experiences and their BLTN membership have played in their various paths toward leadership. Please add your own reflections in the comments section at the bottom of this article.  Renee Moore English Instructor Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead, MS BLSE 1997 It’s

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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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U.S. ED Karen Cator Visits Vermont Campus to Kick Off Connected Educator Month

Oct 24th, 2012 | By

by Tom McKenna, BLTN Director of Communication.  Emily Bartels, Dixie Goswami, Doug Wood, Lou Bernieri and I met with Karen Cator, Director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology in April 2012. We gathered to discuss how Bread Loaf Teacher Network teachers might inform the national dialogue on “Connected Teaching and Learning”–a core

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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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