I Kid A Rod

I Kid A Rod

Each year hundreds of schools around the world are involved in I Kid A Rod projects that are designed by teachers as culmination projects in an Iditarod teaching unit. An I Kid A Rod is a simulated Iditarod that has been adapted to a school and local community.  Students take on the roles of mushers, …

I Kid A Rod Project Samples

Ohio Mock Iditarod: I Kid A Rod   Our fourth grade students participated in a Mock Iditarod Race this past spring. Prior to this, the students spent several weeks learning about and tracking the Iditarod Dog Sled Trail Race held in Alaska. Students were divided into six teams of 11 or 12 members. Each team had …

Ikidarod Math! Racing Sleds in South Dakota

My name is Andy Johnson and I am teacher in Brandon, SD.  We have followed the Iditarod since I have been in Brandon and have been Iditarod Insider members the last several years. We have created our own version of the Ikidarod that we have done since 2007 in which the students actually form teams …

Go Idita-Walking and Get Healthy!

What is an Idita-Walk? An Idita Walk is a fun  way to improve your health and keep physically fit.  It involves creating a walking program and using the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race® as the theme or inspiration for the exercise program.  An Idita Walk is a project that children and adults can participate in …

Idita Races! White Lake Elementary School

Each year, hundreds of schools around the world have their own IDITAROD — or I-Kid-A-Rod. Take a look at this link to view the Ikidarod held at White Lake Elementary School.  Be patient, it takes a few minutes to load the images, but it is well worth it to look at ideas for your own …