Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Finding My Forest

Hot off the presses!  Here's a nifty teacher's guide (and website) to help get your students outside.  Check it out - there might be some fun activities that mesh well with the curriculum you're developing!

Finding My Forest Activity Guide

Finding My Forest Website

Monday, September 27, 2010

Back to School: Back Outside - Great Report on the Value of Outdoor Time

Check out National Wildlife Federation's latest report summarizing the research on how added outdoor time and outdoor education consistently boosts a child's academic performance, learning aptitude and scores on standardized tests.   Sounds like some great reasons to get out on the Iditarod Trail!

Back to School:  Back Outside

50 hikes for 50 years - Go MaryLynn!

Check out the cool blog that MaryLynn put together documenting her 50 birthday hikes - several of them on the Iditarod Trail!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Summer Institute Notes

Slowly but surely all the notes and information from our Summer Institute are being typed up.  Here are a couple of documents that should be useful to you as you work on your curriculum:

Obsticles & Solutions
Summer Institute Notes