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  1. Minor Immediate Effects of a Dog on Children's Reading Performance and Physiology

    Contributor(s):: Lisa Schretzmayer, Kurt Kotrschal, Andrea Beetz

    Literacy is a key factor in occupational success and social integration. However, an increasing number of children lack appropriate reading skills. There is growing evidence that dogs have positive effects on reading performance. We investigated the short-term effects of dogs on reading...

  2. Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature

    Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.

  3. See Spot Read: How the Presence of a Therapy Dog Influences the Reading Skills of Children in the First-Grade

    Contributor(s):: Chelsea Addison

    The purpose of this study was to examine if the presence of a therapy dog influences the reading skills of first-grade students. Specifically, the researcher assessed the participants’ reading rate, accuracy, fluency, and comprehension across two conditions (reading with a dog present...

  4. "Nu kommer hunden!": Aktionsforskning om barn som läser för hundar med syfte att utveckla lässtunderna på svenska bibliotek

    Contributor(s):: Elina Garp

    This master´s thesis in Library and Information Science examines the experiences of children who read to a dog. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the interactions between the librarian, the readingdog-handler, the child-ren and the dogs and what the benefits from the interactions...

  5. Children reading to dogs: A systematic review of the literature

    Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie Susannah, Gee, Nancy R., Mills, Daniel Simon

  6. PAWSitive Reading- Dogs, Books and Kids: Linda Klein at TEDxAnchorage

    Kids learn to read by doing it. Learn how a partnership between Midnight Sun Service Dogs and Anchorage Public Library provides a positive reading experience that isespecially beneficial for struggling, emerging, and reluctant readers. PAWSitive Reading provides a childfriendly atmosphere that...

  7. PulseBeats

  8. Read to Succeed

    Contributor(s):: Fischer, Samantha

  9. Impact of animal-assisted therapy on oral reading fluency of second-graders.

    Contributor(s):: Alison Eckert Walsh

    Animal programs have been utilized in a variety of settings. Programs exist in prisons, juvenile homes, hospices, retirement homes, treatment centers, homeless shelters, schools, and hospitals. This study looked at the effects of using Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) with the use of a dog on three...

  10. [ABC, thanks to Fido]

    Contributor(s):: Poulin-Chartrand, S.

  11. "Paws for Reading" at the Memphis Public Library

    Contributor(s):: Seratt, Mary

  12. Animal-Assisted Literacy

    Contributor(s):: Friesen, Lori, Delisle, Esther

  13. Going to the dogs: Therapy dogs promote reading

    Contributor(s):: Bueche, Shelley

  14. Implementing a reading education assistance dog program

  15. Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy

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

  16. Man's Best Friend as A Reading Facilitator

    Contributor(s):: Shaw, Donita Massengill

  17. One tail wags, another child reads

  18. Paws for Reading

    Contributor(s):: Briggs, Robin

  19. Read to the Dogs

  20. Reading to the Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Krashen, Stephen