Reading with Maggie: The effect of the presence/absence of a classroom pet dog in a reading intervention package
Contributor(s):: Bassette, Laura A.
Hamsters, picture books, and engineering design
Contributor(s):: Tank, Kristina, Pettis, Christy, Moore, Tamara, Fehr, Abby
Tamagotchi in the kindergarten :from Japanese toy markets to children's discourse communities
Contributor(s):: Ruckenstein, Minna
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...
Literacy lessons in one language arts sixth-grade classroom: The year of the guinea pigs
Contributor(s):: Radcliffe, Barbara J.
Patient Pup Helps Elementary Schools Dare to Love Reading
Sit, Stay, Read: Improving Literacy Skills Using Dogs!
Contributor(s):: Pillow-Price, Kathy
The socioemotional effects of a computer-simulated animal on children’s empathy and humane attitudes.
Contributor(s):: Tsai, Yueh-Feng Lily, Kaufman, David M.
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...
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...
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...
An analysis of improving student performance through the use of registered therapy dogs serving as motivators for reluctant readers
Contributor(s):: Paradise, Julie L.
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
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.
Animal-assisted therapy for elementary students with emotional or behavioral disorders
Contributor(s):: Lieber, Jennifer Sue
Exploring Animal-Assisted Therapy as a Reading Intervention Strategy
Contributor(s):: Kaymen, Maria S.
Grade 2 children experience a classroom-based animal-assisted literacy mentoring program: An interpretive case study
Contributor(s):: Friesen, Lori
Cats, dogs, and classroom pets: science in art, song, and play
Contributor(s):: Vansant, Rhonda, Dondiego, Barbara L.
Kids Reading -- It's Going to the Dogs! (Cover story)
Contributor(s):: Corbett-Alderman, Tammy
Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy
Contributor(s):: Scott, K., Haseman, J., Hammetter, R.