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ERIC Number: ED443639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Development.
Benson, Chris, Ed.
Bread Loaf Rural Teacher Network Magazine, Spr-Sum 2000
This serial issue contains 12 articles on the theme of "Professional Development," specifically about how teachers in the Bread Loaf Rural Teacher Network (BLRTN) are fostering their own and each other's development as teachers. The BLRTN consists of approximately 260 rural teachers in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Vermont. Articles focus on academic conferences, online professional development and teacher collaboration, nontraditional teacher training in small rural schools, and weekend teacher workshops. Articles are: "From Personal Conversation to Professional Conference" (Taylor McKenna); "Staff Development in Remote Schools: A Testament to Teacher Networks" (Ginny Jaramillo); "Discovering Best Practices" (Helena Fagan, Tom McKenna); "On Becoming a Teacher and Writer" (Anne Shealy); "Creating Conditions That Foster Teacher Development" (Pam Landry, David Leo-Nyquist, Bill Rich); "Sustainable Partnerships: New Ideas for Professional Development" (Scott Christian); "Redemptive Conversations as Professional Development" (Dan Furlow, Barbara Pearlman); "The Key to Professional Development: Creating Interactive Peer Relationships" (Janet Atkins); "In the Trenches with Peer Mentors" (D. R. Boardman); "National Board Certification: A Complement to Bread Loaf" (Eva Howard); "Weekend Conversations" (members of Vermont BLRTN); and "Church Rock Elementary: An Environment for Teamwork" (Anne Berlin). (SV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Middlebury Coll., VT. Bread Loaf School of English