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Latest edu Posts

Sleeping Bag arrives in Ohio!

It’s Official!!! The Iditarod Teacher on The Trail™ sleeping bag has been passed! Check it out below!      

And So It Begins…

I can’t believe it is here… the journey that I have been thinking about for years is now coming to fruition.   Hello to everyone in Iditarod nation! I am extremely excited to begin this adventure as the 2021 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™. My name is Jim Deprez and I am a 3rd grade …

A Year to Remember

Tails from the Trail- Finish! It is hard to believe my year as the Teacher on the Trail™ is coming to an end.  This experience has been absolutely amazing, and without a doubt, a journey of a lifetime! I am grateful to everyone at the Iditarod EDU and our sponsors for this opportunity.  As I …

2020 Iditarod EDU Summer Summit: Virtual Experiential Learning Opportunities

Introducing the 2020 Virtual Iditarod Edu Summer Summit! Due to the pandemic our nation is currently facing, we will be changing our in-person summer camp to a one-day virtual summer summit. Date of conference: Friday June 12, 2020 (Timeframe forthcoming) Cost: $149 … Purchase your Zoom seat today! Our conference will offer the following, plus …

A Journey with the 8 Traits of the Iditarod

Tails from the Trail Looking for a way to incorporate the Iditarod into your classroom during distance learning? Check out this lesson that incorporates the 8 Traits of Iditarod into your student’s daily activities. The 8 Traits of Iditarod are a great way to include the Iditarod in your character education program.  The 8 Traits of …

Fun Quizzes

Fun pop quizzes for students. Quiz sets contain a few different quizzes in the PDF. These are short 5-7 question quizzes to get the brain thinking.  Quiz set 1

Five W’s Jeopardy Game by Jane Blail

Download and Play the PowerPoint game. 

Science and Math PowerPoint Game by Julie Howard

Grade Level:  Upper Elementary, Middle School and beyond.  (Math and Science Formulas)  To review concepts for this game by  viewing this PDF document. Download and play this PowerPoint   To play the game, click on the link and run the PowerPoint by clicking slide show, and from the beginning.  Follow the directions. This game was …

The Serum Run Game

Play this game:  The Serum Run Game, courtesy of the University of Alaska! Click here to play the Serum Run Game. LitSite Alaska is the University of Alaska Anchorage’s award-winning community outreach website and the home of the Serum Run Game and Alaska Kids. The content and story for the Serum Run Game was written …

2020 Iditarod Coloring pages

Download and print coloring pages created from photographs of the 2020 Iditarod. The coloring pages are grouped in sets of 5-7 pages to a PDF. Click on the links below to preview each coloring set and download. Contributing Iditarod photographers include Bob Hallinen, Siri Raittio, and Melissa Shelby. 2020 Iditarod Coloring Set 1