BLRTN, funded by the DeWitt-Wallace Reader’s Digest Fund, provides professional development to rural middle and high school English teachers. BLRTN emphasizes the use of telecomputing as a catalyst for learning and provides support to classroom teachers as they learn to use new technology. RFA documented how establishing an on-line community reduces the isolation of rural teachers and how telecomputing influences teaching and learning. RFA also consulted with BLRTN teachers as they developed their own documentation processes.
Networking Across Boundaries of Place, Culture, and Role: A Report for the Bread Loaf Rural Teacher Network Funded by the Dewitt-Wallace Reader’s Digest Foundation
A four-year evaluation of the Bread Loaf Rural Teacher Network established in 1992 at Middlebury College with grant funding from the DeWitt-Wallace Reader’s Digest Foundation. BLRTN seeks to accomplish two goals: 1) invigorating teaching of…