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Gilman's Reiter named Teacher on the Trail for 2014 Iditarod
Gilman's Reiter named Teacher on the Trail for 2014 Iditarod

This year's Iditarod dog sled race ended last month, but Gilman School teacher Jen Reiter is already preparing for next year's race. For thousands of students nationwide, Reiter will be the face of the race that begins March 1, 2014. She has been chosen by race officials as the Iditarod's 2014 "Teacher on the Trail," the first from Maryland, she said. Reiter will follow the 1,000-mile, 10-to-14-day race through the Alaskan wilderness from Anchorage to Nome, blogging and Skypeing online, keeping a journal, teaching classes in small villages along the route, and generally promoting Iditarod in the Classroom, a popular teaching tool for educators around the world....

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