Dogs and reading

Dogs and reading

Dogs and reading

Date posted: March 23, 2015

Today is National Puppy Day, a good time to remember how some puppies can grow up and play a role in supporting children’s literacy.

Learn how a canine literacy specialist works in a preschool classroom in Sit, Stay, Read: Improving Literacy Skills Using Dogs!  This article includes advice if you’re thinking of adding a dog to your program.

Read How a Therapy Dog May Inspire Student Literacy Engagement in the Elementary Language Arts Classroom  for some theory.

For information on dogs in the library, visit Librarydogs.com.

And, because it is National Puppy Day, here’s a link for cute puppy photos and quotes.

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