The Insider as an Instructional Tool – February 2021

It’s the time of year when teachers really get ramped up teaching with the Iditarod as a theme in their classrooms.  We are getting many emails from teachers all over the world asking for ideas and resources. Well, this month, you will get free access to these Insider clips to help you teach about the Iditarod.

Here is a list of topics and the Insider clips that you will have free access to in February.  

This group of videos show how mushers train in the summer using different types of activities.

Aliy Zirkle and her Dogs – August 20, 2020 10:03am

Matt Hall and his Pups – August 20, 2020 10:02am


Here mushers explain the characteristics of sled dogs and how they care of them.

The Beringtons and Their Dogs – August 20, 2020 9:58am

Joar Leifseth Ulsom and His Dogs at Home – August 19, 2020 3:43pm


These clips have great footage of kennels so you can see how they are set up, how the dogs live and run, and there are usually puppies too!

Matt Failor and Dealing with Covid – August 20, 2020 10:05am

Linwood Fiedler Talks About Happiness – November 13, 2020 10:42am


Here is one that shows cultural connection/community connection. The people of the village tell of the families that had mushers in the Serum Run.

 Buser Wins an Award in Tanana March 10 4:25 pm


These videos are excellent examples of some sled bag checks in Tanana.

Aaron Burmeister is Next Into Tanana March 10 5:19 pm 

Sass is 5th Into Tanana March 10 5:56 pm Brent


Check out this video clip for a thorough and accurate example of checkpoint procedures.

Nicholas Petit First to Arrive at Manley March 10, 3:01 am