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Iditarod Math Problem Solving

Dear Teachers,     The race is about 3 weeks away….unbelievable!  Here is an Iditarod Math Problem Solving sheet that can be used to get your students thinking about the upcoming race.  The problems will require students to navigate the iditarod.com website for some answers. Answer sheet is also included.  Have fun! ~Sled Dog Ed 

Writing to Mushers? READ THIS

We are happy to provide you with contact information of mushers agreeing to receive letters from students.  If you are writing to mushers, please follow the instructions below- EVEN if you have done this project before please read the information again- to gain optimum success on your project. Read the information below, follow the directions …

Symbols of the Iditarod

                                                                                          Hello, Teachers!  The children from our kennels came home yesterday …

Musher Larry Daugherty Signs Up for the 2017 Iditarod

That’s right, another musher has signed up for the 2017 Iditarod! Rule 2 allows mushers to sign up after December 1.  There are 75 mushers signed up to run the 2017 Iditarod.  The race begins the first Saturday in March and ends when the last musher crosses the finish line into Nome. Share the news …

An Animal Encounter

Over the summer I did a post about Alaskan animals.  I was fascinated by seeing a moose, porcupine, and bear all in one night.  After that night, I took what I saw and turned it into a language arts and science lesson.  Along the Iditarod trail and during training a musher may encounter may different …

Whatever Pulls Your Sled

Whatever Pulls Your Sled by Jeanine Wolf Students will test determine if the surface of an object will effect how much force it takes to pull that object.  They will then determine the most efficient way to attach the string to the object to reduce the necessary force and finally they will adjust the take …

We have liftoff! Welcome to the new Iditarod edu Website

We would like to welcome you to the all new Iditarod edu Website.  This is your new home for Iditarod education content for educators, students and parents.  With the support of teachers around the world, our wonderful Iditarod EDU team and our partner ExxonMobil we are able to bring this experience to you for the …

Qualifier Races for Rookies

Greetings Teachers! What does the word “qualify” mean to you? How about to your students? The world is filled with many important events that one must qualify for or have the certain qualifications of which to participate. There are qualifications for graduation, joining a sports team, entering contests, holding public office, becoming a citizen, applying …

Iditarod Daily Grammar Practice Sentences

 Dear Educators,      Just a quickie here…..some teachers have been searching the Education website for Daily Grammar Practice Sentences to use with their classes. I decided to put them all in one attachment for your convenience.  These daily grammar sentences were originally created by the 1999 Teacher on the Trail™, Andrea Aufder Hyde (Finney) and …

The Honorary Musher

Dear Teachers, How many times have you given special recognition or awards to your students in the classroom? For what types of things do you choose to recognize them or reward them? How do you determine what the qualifications for each will be and ultimately who will get the award? A special recognition in the …