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Cross Country & Snowshoe Teaching Curricula


To help PE teachers bring snowshoeing and cross country skiing into their schools, SnowSports Industries America partnered up with professors from George Mason University (Virginia), Keene State College (New Hampshire), the Virginia Department of Education, and Tubbs Snowshoes, to design model curricula that could be used with school children from K-12. Click here to find out more about the pilot programs that occurred during the 2004-05 season.

Click on the appropriate link below to download a PDF of the curriculum that you're interested in. (You must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view this.)

Introduction to Winter Sports: Snowshoe
Curriculum Outline

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Presented by:

SnowSports Industries America (SIA)
Kathy Murphy, general manager, Tubbs Snowshoes

Curriculum Format
Dr. G. Linda Rikard, Ed.D. (George Mason University) authored this snowshoe instructional unit, which is based on information developed for Winter Fit and Winter Kids and conforms to educational standards outlined by the Virginia Department of Education.
 


Introduction to Winter Sports: Cross-Country Ski
Curriculum Outline

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Presented by:

SnowSports Industries America (SIA)
Dr. Donna M. Smyth, Ed.D., Dept. of Physical Education
Keene State College

Curriculum Format
This cross-country ski instructional unit was designed similarly to the
Snowshoe Curriculum outline, authored by Dr. G. Linda Rikard, Ed.D. (George Mason University), and Dr. Mary Marks, Ph.D. (Fairfax County Public Schools).

Curriculum Outline
Dr. Donna M. Smyth, Ed.D.
Dept. of Physical Education
Keene State College, Keene, NH

Acknowledgements
Many of the teaching progressions and learning activities included in this instructional unit have come from various New England Bill Koch Youth Ski League instructors, coaches, and athletes.

 

Cross Country & Snowshoe Teaching Curricula


To help PE teachers bring snowshoeing and cross country skiing into their schools, SnowSports Industries America partnered up with professors from George Mason University (Virginia), Keene State College (New Hampshire), the Virginia Department of Education, and Tubbs Snowshoes, to design model curricula that could be used with school children from K-12. Click here to find out more about the pilot programs that occurred during the 2004-05 season.

Click on the appropriate link below to download a PDF of the curriculum that you're interested in. (You must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view this.)

Introduction to Winter Sports: Snowshoe
Curriculum Outline

Download PDF

Presented by:

SnowSports Industries America (SIA)
Kathy Murphy, general manager, Tubbs Snowshoes

Curriculum Format
Dr. G. Linda Rikard, Ed.D. (George Mason University) authored this snowshoe instructional unit, which is based on information developed for Winter Fit and Winter Kids and conforms to educational standards outlined by the Virginia Department of Education.
 


Introduction to Winter Sports: Cross-Country Ski
Curriculum Outline

Download PDF

Presented by:

SnowSports Industries America (SIA)
Dr. Donna M. Smyth, Ed.D., Dept. of Physical Education
Keene State College

Curriculum Format
This cross-country ski instructional unit was designed similarly to the
Snowshoe Curriculum outline, authored by Dr. G. Linda Rikard, Ed.D. (George Mason University), and Dr. Mary Marks, Ph.D. (Fairfax County Public Schools).

Curriculum Outline
Dr. Donna M. Smyth, Ed.D.
Dept. of Physical Education
Keene State College, Keene, NH

Acknowledgements
Many of the teaching progressions and learning activities included in this instructional unit have come from various New England Bill Koch Youth Ski League instructors, coaches, and athletes.