IditaRead™

Google Earth IditaRead Project

Google Earth IditaRead Project The Iditarod GEE Read combines the geographic accuracy and visualization of Google Earth with the computing and organizational power of Microsoft Excel to exactly position student readers on the Iditarod Trail. Fully customizable, the Excel workbook allows individual classrooms or entire schools to pinpoint daily trail position based on the amount …

Idita-Read™ Project – Students Read Along the Trail

Race to Nome on a Reading Challenge! Like students around the globe, these students from Wisconsin participated in a classroom reading challenge during the 2013 Iditarod. An IditaRead™is a reading project that challenges students to read more books.  IditaReads™ are often held during the Iditarod, but some schools opt to use a longer period of …

Read Across Your State! Read Across the United States!

We’d like to hear about your ‘Read Across Your State’ or your school’s Idita-Read.  Send your project updates to us and we’ll share them with our readers!

Idita Read Success in North Carolina

My school, Northwest Elementary in Kinston, NC, participated in the Iditaread for the first time this year. We challenged our 3-5th graders to see if they could read 1049 books.  We started on February 22, and boy did the kids read!  We had no idea that they would take to it quite like they did.  …