RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Amanda Solesbee
Wed Dec 7, 2011 22:52

I have had this done before in my room with my own dog. He took a class on reading with children and it was quite funny with what he had to do in training. The results in my classroom when they read to my dog Duncan was amazing. The kids loved it, and I loved it too- especially with the motivation to read increasing.

  • response to Marlee - sarah patten, Sun Dec 4 19:39
    Great idea! That would be like reading to a buddy! AND...there are some organizations which bring real trained pets in for the students to read to them. We have had a golden retriever which has... more
    • dogs - Amanda Solesbee, Wed Dec 7 22:52
      • reading to dogs - Ruth Ann Timmons, Mon Dec 12 00:00
        What an awesome motivator! My 2 huge weimaraners, Wrigley and Cooper would never be calm enough to come to my classroom with 23 kindergarten students but I do hope one day my son is able to curl up... more
        • re: reading to dogs - landersgl, Wed Dec 14 20:43
          I really like the idea of having your students reading to dogs - as long as it's the right dog and not a distraction. I have seen students read to rabbits in the class and the kids love it, and it is ... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011