Minor Immediate Effects of a Dog on Children's Reading Performance and Physiology
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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...
Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.
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...
"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...
Children reading to dogs: A systematic review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie Susannah, Gee, Nancy R., Mills, Daniel Simon
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...
Read to Succeed
Contributor(s):: Fischer, Samantha
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...
[ABC, thanks to Fido]
Contributor(s):: Poulin-Chartrand, S.
"Paws for Reading" at the Memphis Public Library
Contributor(s):: Seratt, Mary
Contributor(s):: Friesen, Lori, Delisle, Esther
Going to the dogs: Therapy dogs promote reading
Contributor(s):: Bueche, Shelley
Implementing a reading education assistance dog program
Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy
Contributor(s):: Scott, K., Haseman, J., Hammetter, R.
Man's Best Friend as A Reading Facilitator
Contributor(s):: Shaw, Donita Massengill
One tail wags, another child reads
Paws for Reading
Contributor(s):: Briggs, Robin
Read to the Dogs
Reading to the Dogs
Contributor(s):: Krashen, Stephen