Animal-Assisted Literacy Programs Provide a Boost to Children’s Reading

| April 14, 2014

Reposted from Learning at the Library. Written by Laurel Angrist.

Schools and libraries are increasingly seeing the value of programs that allow students to read to pets in order to boost reading skills. To date, such animal-assisted literacy programs are currently operating in 43 states throughout the U.S., as well as in Canada, the UK, Italy and India.1 In fact, as research into the growing …