Posts tagged Alaska
9 REASONS TO TEACH IN ALASKA THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

The courage it takes to pick up your life and move to a new place, especially one so near (or within) the arctic, isolated, and different from you own comfortable way of life, is rewarded with many unbelievable, breathtaking, and life changing experiences. Here are a few of my favorites:

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HOW TO USE ALASKAN SLED DOG RACING TO ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS IN LEARNING: INTERVIEWS FROM IDITAROD 2018

My interest in the Iditarod started about eight years ago when I had a group of 6th grade ELA students who loved Gary Paulsen’s, Hatchet, so much that they wanted to learn everything they could about him.  When they learned that Gary Paulsen's love of dogs inspired him to move to Alaska, learn the Alaskan sport of dog mushing, and enter the Iditarod, twice, they decided they needed to know more about this “cool” sport!

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