Monthly Archives: April 2009

Idita Races! White Lake Elementary School

Each year, hundreds of schools around the world have their own IDITAROD — or I-Kid-A-Rod.
Take a look at this link to view the Ikidarod held at White Lake Elementary School.  Be patient, it takes a few minutes to load…

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Student Success in Arkansas

Hello, my name is Paula Medlin from Strong, AR.
I attended the Boot Camp for Teachers in 2008.  One of the best things I have ever experienced!  So good that I am returning this year in hopes of learning more…

Filed under Academic Purpose, Service Learning Projects, Teacher Tips and Tools
A Letter From a Race Volunteer: The First Year of Iditarod

Here is the information you requested on the Iditarod.
The information says it best, that I can recall.  I (John A. Thorsen) was assigned to Galena AFB, Alaska the first year the Iditarod started.
I used the base HAM Radio and phones to keep up…

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Teacher from NY Explains Project Objectives

Project Summary: My students follow the race and participate in various learning activities that are cross-curricular as well as standards-based.  The students  journal their experiences (posting to our Blog) as well as track a musher of their choice and the…

Filed under Integrated Curriculum, Teacher Tips and Tools
A Parent Sends a Word of Thanks!

Dear Diane,
I just wanted to thank all of you in the education department for a really great Iditarod program that you off students from all over.  I am a parent of a 3rd grader at St. Cecelia School in…

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