Monthly Archives: February 2014

Smiling Paws

What makes a sled dog smile? Young sled dogs begin their harness training when they are about 6 months old. A young pup is given the opportunity to run in a team with older more experienced sled dogs. Their teacher/musher … Continue reading

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Paws to Assess

In my classroom, the students are assessed to have a benchmark for their progress in daily learning. Often the question is asked,”How does a musher assess the dogs for their teams?” Abibility, attitude, and apetite are three basic assessments I … Continue reading

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Snow Pups

What’s the weather and attitudes in your classrooms like? Many of the southern Michigan schools are experiencing snowier and more extrememe arctic conditions than in recent years. Here’s a Snow Pup centerpiece project for your students. MATERIALS: Recycled plastic bottles … Continue reading

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