Monthly Archives: January 2015

Fun Fact!

A fun fact to ask your students, ” How far in front of the musher are the lead dogs in a Copper Dog team? A fun fact shared by the John Beargrease Sled Dog organization- In a typical 14 dog hitch such as we … Continue reading

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From the Sled

Teachers and Students- Ever wonder what you see from the sled?  Students and teachers observe each other from different directions around the classroom.   The musher/driver watches their team from the rear mile after mile. There is only a gangline connecting … Continue reading

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Trail Mail

Educational Project    Deadline – Feb 15th  Dog sleds transported mail in some areas of the northern U.S. and the Alaskan Territory during winter months. Contract carriers used these sleds across Alaska from the late 19th century into the early 1920s. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

With the beginning of a new year and looks like snow is here to stay in northern Michigan, let the training on snow continue. As a classroom teacher I am sure many of you finishing your long range plans for … Continue reading

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