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

    Contributor(s):: Bassette, Laura A.

  2. Hamsters, picture books, and engineering design

    Contributor(s):: Tank, Kristina, Pettis, Christy, Moore, Tamara, Fehr, Abby

  3. Tamagotchi in the kindergarten :from Japanese toy markets to children's discourse communities

    Contributor(s):: Ruckenstein, Minna

  4. Attitudes toward animals among kindergarten children: species preferences

    Contributor(s):: Borgi, M., Cirulli, F.

    Attitudes toward animals are influenced by both animal traits (e.g., similarity to humans, aesthetic quality, size) and individual human attributes (e.g., gender, age, educational level, cultural factors). Although the examination of children's interest in animals, and their preference for...

  5. Literacy lessons in one language arts sixth-grade classroom: The year of the guinea pigs

    Contributor(s):: Radcliffe, Barbara J.

  6. Patient Pup Helps Elementary Schools Dare to Love Reading

  7. Sit, Stay, Read: Improving Literacy Skills Using Dogs!

    Contributor(s):: Pillow-Price, Kathy

  8. The socioemotional effects of a computer-simulated animal on children’s empathy and humane attitudes.

    Contributor(s):: Tsai, Yueh-Feng Lily, Kaufman, David M.

  9. Animals in Elementary School Education in California

    Contributor(s):: Zasloff, R. Lee, Hart, Lynette A.

    Focuses on the use of animals in elementary school education in Stanislaus County, California. Importance of live animal models for teaching children humane values; Pros and cons of keeping live animals in classroom; Use of animal specimens in instructional activities; Instructional resources and...

  10. Fifth graders' knowledge, attitudes, and behavior toward habitat loss and landscape fragmentation

    Contributor(s):: Tanner, Dawn

    Education and outreach programs are important strategies for natural resource managers working to maintain and restore ecological processes and improve wildlife habitat. Program effectiveness can be improved by better understanding young people’s relationships to wildlife-habitat issues. A...

  11. Teachers' experiences with humane education and animals in the elementary classroom: Implications for empathy development

    Contributor(s):: Daly, Beth, Suggs, Suzanne

    An increasing amount of research has emerged in recent years regarding the benefits that household pets have for individuals, much of which focuses on child-pet relationships. A number of studies have explored the role of pets in elementary classroom settings and what advantages their presence...

  12. An analysis of improving student performance through the use of registered therapy dogs serving as motivators for reluctant readers

    Contributor(s):: Paradise, Julie L.

  13. Animal assisted therapy and the Reading Education Assistance DogsRTM (R.E.A.D.) program as perceived by volunteer R.E.A.D. facilitators: A national study

    Contributor(s):: Swift, Catherine Hayes

  14. Three methods of teaching the use of live non-pet animals and their cognitive and affective effects on preservice elementary teachers

    Contributor(s):: Shimkanin, John W.

  15. Animal-assisted therapy for elementary students with emotional or behavioral disorders

    Contributor(s):: Lieber, Jennifer Sue

  16. Exploring Animal-Assisted Therapy as a Reading Intervention Strategy

    Contributor(s):: Kaymen, Maria S.

  17. Grade 2 children experience a classroom-based animal-assisted literacy mentoring program: An interpretive case study

    Contributor(s):: Friesen, Lori

  18. Cats, dogs, and classroom pets: science in art, song, and play

    Contributor(s):: Vansant, Rhonda, Dondiego, Barbara L.

  19. Kids Reading -- It's Going to the Dogs! (Cover story)

    Contributor(s):: Corbett-Alderman, Tammy

  20. Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy

    Contributor(s):: Scott, K., Haseman, J., Hammetter, R.