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Apply for Teacher on the Trail™

The Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ program is a unique opportunity for one selected educator each year, to enter into a one year agreement to teach beyond the traditional classroom walls via Internet and to be involved in a project that reaches students around the world. Creating standards driven lessons, using research based techniques, and …

2017 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail, Annie Kelley – A Radio Interview

2017 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ Annie Kelley prepares for this year’s Iditarod.  Learn more by reading this article and listening to her interview. We are looking forward to having Annie out on the trail, in checkpoints, and sharing her observations of the race.  Annie is a 3rd grade teacher in Chicago. Checkout Annie’s online …

Join 2017 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ Annie Kelley and Bring Iditarod Based Lessons to Students

Annie Kelley, a 4th grade teacher at Saint Andrew School in Chicago, IL, is the 2017 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™.  Iditarod’s educational department is proud to welcome Annie to the team of educators who strive to help teachers use cutting edge technology and Iditarod lessons with their students so the students may achieve academic …

Finalists for the 2017 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™

by Martha Dobson, Iditarod Educational Consultant Three teachers from Colorado, Massachusetts, and Illinois competed for  the 2017 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ position, Annie Kelly of Illinois, Don Thomas of Massachusetts, and Dana Tuyls of Colorado. Annie Kelley and Iditarod connected during her student teaching experience in Ohio. In her classroom the next year, searching …

Teacher on the Trail™ 2017 Finalists

Hi Boys and Girls, Every year there is a special teacher who is selected as the Teacher on the Trail ™. This year Laura Wright from Austin, Texas will be will be flying from checkpoint to checkpoint reporting on the race for teachers and school children who are following the race. She also provides lessons …

Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ 2015 Finalists

Hi Boys and Girls Did you know that every year a teacher is selected to be the Teacher on the Trail ™? That special teacher flies from checkpoint to checkpoint following the race and reporting what they learn on the trail. They also provide lessons for classroom use during the entire school year. It’s a …