Dogs

Dogs, Children and Reading

Today is National Puppy Day in the United States. There are several programs where children work on their literacy skills by reading to dogs. The dogs are a non-judgmental and attentive audience. In a twist on that, here’s a program in Missouri where children read to anxious or shy shelter dogs to help the dogs… Read more

Dogs and reading

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… Read more