Monthly Archives: January 2014

Eilm-The Determined Athlete

Elim- The Determined Athleteby Joan Jackson 1998 a picture book based on a real-life puppy story. It is a puppy who follows Jeff King’s Iditarod team out of the Elim checkpoint in 1996. Elim- The Determined Athlete is a good … Continue reading

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Team Captain

Every team has a leader- either selected by their teammates,the coach, or self-appointed. My small Iskristal Kennel is partnering with White Thunder Kennel resulting in a blended team of dogs.Leadership is very important. Xena pictured here( on the right) has … Continue reading

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Paws for Rules

My second graders have classroom and recess rules. I remind them the rules are to keep all of us safe. My students are learning what is takes to drive a dog sled. I showed this short video clip I took … Continue reading

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Paws to Read!

Schools are back in session from our holiday break and time to gather some resources for our classroom projects and books to read. Over the next few blogs I have a few questions that have been submitted. I encourage you … Continue reading

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Paws for Winter Blast

Students and teachers would normally have been heading back to their classrooms today, but most of us had an extended Christmas break due to an arctic blast of snow and sub zero wind chills. Pictured here is Jake, a 4 … Continue reading

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