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