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  1. When reading gets Ruff : understanding the literacy experiences of children engaged in a canine-assisted reading program.

    Contributor(s):: Emily Callahan Perkins

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate how the interactions that take place between therapy dogs and children during literacy activities change children's attitudes towards reading in one urban charter school. The research drew on both the sociocultural approach to literacy...

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

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

  3. Animal-Assisted Literacy Instruction for Students With Identified Learning Disabilities: Examining the Effects of Incorporating a Therapy Dog into Guided Oral Reading Sessions

    Contributor(s):: Treat, Wendy Abigail

  4. Indirect (dog) therapy [Letter to the Editor]

    Contributor(s):: Krashen, Stephen

  5. Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs

    Roxy Reading is a donation dependent organization whose certified pet therapy teams promote literacy in schools and offer comfort to area youth navigating the court system.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Paradise, Julie L.

  7. 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

  8. Impact of animal assisted therapy reading instruction on reading performance of homeschooled students

    | Contributor(s):: Smith, Kelly A.

  9. The effect of experiences with animals on the reading comprehension skills of students in the seventh grade

    | Contributor(s):: Petersen, Annie

  10. De-Stress Reading Time

    | Contributor(s):: Hargrove, Margaret

  11. Going to the Dogs at the Aurora Public Library

    | Contributor(s):: Bateman, Patti

  12. Implementing a reading education assistance dog program

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

    | Contributor(s):: Corbett-Alderman, Tammy

  14. Paws for Reading

    | Contributor(s):: Newlin, Robin Briggs

  15. The Paws That Remediate

  16. Thursdays with MacGyver: The Benefits of a Library Therapy Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Francis, Alison

  17. HABRI Central Case Studies: Children Reading to Therapy Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: HABRI Central

    In this video, volunteers and parents talk about the Tippecanoe County Public Library's program that allows children to read to therapy dogs and cats.

  18. READing Paws

    | Contributor(s):: Megan Kendall

    A READing Paws Team is comprised of a registered Therapy Animal and owner/handler. You'll find these Teams in your local school, tucked in a corner, READing with a student. The animals love to listen and look at the pictures. They encourage the students to practice their READing skills and enjoy...

  19. Sit Stay Read

    SitStayRead’s mission is to improve literacy skills and foster a love of learning in at-risk children. Founded in 2003, the organization brings teams of trained volunteers and certified reading assistance dogs to Chicago Public Schools and inner-city community programs. SitStayRead is the leading...

  20. An analysis and evaluation of Sit Stay Read: is the program effective in improving student engagement and reading outcomes?

    | Contributor(s):: Corinne Serra Smith

    Sit Stay Read is a unique literacy intervention program that uses dogs in the classroom to improve student reading and writing outcomes in select, disadvantaged Chicago Public Schools. The goal of this research study was to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the Sit Stay Read program in...