School uses therapy dogs to help students gain reading skills

11/15/2009 | Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.), The

At The Prentice School for students with learning disabilities in California, teachers are having students read to therapy animals through a program designed to help improve students' literacy skills. Created 10 years ago, Reading Education Assistance Dogs -- READ -- helps students overcome their inhibitions about reading. "The kids are not really aware that they're reading anymore," said a parent who suggested the school use the program.

View Full Article in:

Orange County Register (Santa Ana, Calif.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Mathematics Content Specialist II
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Account Executive, Major Accounts
NWEA
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacremento, San Diego, CA