Iditarod as a Teaching Tool

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race™ as a teaching tool in the classroom captures students’ interest and maintains that interest so that the teacher has the opportunity to teach skills and objectives to engaged students. Teachers know that engaged students are easier to motivate, are more focused, and absorb the skills taught. The professional article here provides information regarding using the race as a tool in the classroom.  Iditarod in the Classroom