Announcements

Linda Fenton, 2013 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail

Linda Fenton, 2013 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™  teaches 3rd grade at the Waupaca Learning Center.  Having used Iditarod in the classroom as a teaching tool for the past 11 years, Linda says  “I have kept the Iditarod as part of my curriculum because students use research skills, technology skills, math, science, reading, map skills, …

2013 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ Linda Fenton

Linda Fenton, Waupaca, Wisconsin, has been selected as the 2013 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™.  Linda is the 15th Teacher on the Trail™ to join this program that began in 1999. Currently teaching 3rd grade at the Waupaca Learning Center, Linda has been using the Iditarod in the classroom as a teaching tool for the …

Target®2012 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ Blynne Froke

Adventure and personal challenge have always been at the top of Blynne Froke’s to do list.  It seems like she has been on the go her whole life. Blynne was born in Canada and immigrated to California with her family.  When he father was sent to Venezuela for work, Blynne went along to start high …

Thanking Martha Dobson, Target® Iditarod 2011 Teacher on the Trail™

A big thanks  to Martha Dobson, the Target® Iditarod 2011 Teacher on the Trail™ for her energy, creativity, photography, expertise in literacy, and dedication throughout the 2010 – 2011 school year. Congratulations, Martha! The Target® Iditarod Teacher on the Trail program was created in 1998 by Finney, (Andrea Auf der Hyde, Indiana.)  Thus began the …

Martha Dobson, Target® 2011 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™

Martha Dobson of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina is a lifelong North Carolinian, a sixth grade middle school teacher and the second North Carolina teacher to hold the Iditarod Teacher on the Trail position. Living all around North Carolina while growing up, she has resided in her small town near Charlotte, NC for 27 years with …

Iditarod Education Committee Selects Martha Dobson

Wasilla Alaska – (May 13, 2010) – Martha Dobson, Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, has been selected as the Target® 2011 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™. Martha Dobson, an educator at Mount Pleasant Middle School, North Carolina, teaches sixth grade English and Language Arts.  Martha’s prophetic choice of a Gary Paulsen novel to teach her students, …

A Heartfelt Thanks to Target

I feel very fortunate to have been a part of the 38th Iditarod.  Because of Target’s willingness to sponsor the Teacher on the Trail program, I had the opportunity to witness and share with students around the world one of the greatest sporting events in the world. By using Skype and the Target® Iditarod Teacher …

Meet Target® 2010 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™Herb Brambley

Herb, along with his wife Jamie, who is a librarian, live in a log home they built and now share with 3 huskies, 5 cats, and a mule.  Herb is a K-6 environmental education and technology teacher at Southern Fulton Elementary School in Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania.  He is also a part time grant writer for the …