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  1. Dogs in classrooms? At these private schools, pets are all over the place.

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    | Contributor(s):: Steve Hendrix

  2. The Reasonable Accommodation Requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

    | Contributor(s):: Wenkart, Ronald D.

  3. Seeing through Feeling

    | Contributor(s):: Vincent, Carol

  4. Student Attitudes Toward and Recall of Outside Day: An Environmental Science Field Trip

    | Contributor(s):: Louis S. Nadelson, J. Richard Jordan

    Field trips are effective because they situate learning and facilitate knowledge transfer, thereby influencing students learning attitudes, interests, and motivation. Variations in field trip configurations and the subsequent affective and cognitive influences provided the motivation for this...

  5. Educational Possibilities of Keeping Goats in Elementary Schools in Japan

    | Contributor(s):: Naoko Koda, Shiho Kutsumi, Toshiya Hirose, Gen Watanabe

    Many Japanese elementary schools keep small animals for educational purposes, and the effects and challenges have been investigated. Although goats are medium-sized animals that are familiar to Japanese, few practical studies have been conducted on keeping goats in schools. This study...

  6. Animal assisted education: intervention in children with behavioral disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Angela Maria Dias de Vilhena Mascarenhas

    The accomplishment of this study intends to raise the possibility and verify the feasibility of the implementation of projects / programs of Animal-Assisted Interventions / Animal-Assisted Education as a pedagogical strategy in the current educational context. In this particular case, the problem...

  7. Peace Starts Small: The Benefits of Animal Related Humane Education Efforts in the Classroom

    | Contributor(s):: Anna L. Abbott

    My goal is to inspire elementary educators to teach humane education in their classrooms on a regular basis so that our children can grow to be compassionate membersof our community. If we foster empathy and kindness we will see positive change in our world for all living things. While my...

  8. The effects of a humane education curriculum, involving The Great Ape Project, on the attitudes of fourth grade students

    | Contributor(s):: Justine Tweyman-Erez

    An experiment wlh a group of thirty-four fourth grade students in a private school was evaluated. A Hurnane Education unl of study, focusing on human and animal rights, was devised and facilitated by the teacherresearcher during class as part of the Social and Environmental Studies curriculum....

  9. The Biobuddies Project: Enhancing Agricultural Awareness in Canadian Elementary Schools

    | Contributor(s):: Alison Brock

    This thesis explores the current agricultural perceptions in the grade two students of Guelph Ontario. This research explored current stigma as well as the misconceptions that are often associated with farming in today’s urban populations.  Primary data was collected from students...

  10. The Impact of Canine-Assisted Therapy and Activities on Children in an Educational Setting

    | Contributor(s):: Katie R. Beck

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and animal-assisted activities (AAA) are becoming more prevalent in educational settings. Research has shown that there are many benefits to having animals involved in therapy, specifically canines. Canine-assisted therapy/activities and the use of therapy dogs are...

  11. Pets in the Classroom: The Difference They Can Make

    | Contributor(s):: Ashlea Dancer

    This review observes the potential effects on students by having pets in the classroom. The author considers the effects of pets in the everyday classroom setting and through Animal Assisted Therapy Programs. It discusses what can be learned from an animal and concerns that may arise by exposing...

  12. Animal-Assisted Therapy and its Effects on Children in Schools

    | Contributor(s):: Jordan N. Putz

    Animal-assisted therapy could be used in schools as a supportive intervention provided by school social workers. The purpose of this project was to explore how animal-assisted therapy in schools, specifically using dogs, could be a complimentary and supportive form of intervention provided by...

  13. An Examination of the Themes of Care, Emotional Intelligence, and the Presence of a Dog in a Classroom

    | Contributor(s):: Rogers, Melissa Donn

  14. Animal-assisted therapy for emotionally disturbed children: A grant proposal

    | Contributor(s):: Madrid, Shaylin M.

  15. An investigation of a brief life satisfaction scale with elementary school children

    | Contributor(s):: Seligson, Julie Lauren

  16. Love, laughter, and lessons: What a canine brought to a classroom for students with severe emotional disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Katherine L.

  17. Dog and Pony Show: New Guidance for Service Animals in the School Setting

    | Contributor(s):: Cossler, Christine T.

  18. Trajectories of Positive and Negative Behavior during Participation in Equine Facilitated Learning Program for Horse-Novice Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Pendry, Patricia, Roeter, Stephanie, Smith, Annelise, Jacobson, Sue, Erdman, Phyllis

    To explore the efficacy of equine programming to support positive behavioral development of horse-novice youth, researchers examined trajectories of behavioral change of 5-8th grade students as they participate in an equine facilitated learning program. Behaviors were rated and analyzed to...

  19. Evidence of High Rates of Undiagnosed Asthma in Central Ohio Elementary Schoolchildren

    | Contributor(s):: Clark, Brenda R., Burkett, S. Amanda, Andridge, Rebecca R., Buckley, Timothy J.

  20. Reading with Maggie: The effect of the presence/absence of a classroom pet dog in a reading intervention package

    | Contributor(s):: Bassette, Laura A.