Archive for the ‘Sit Stay Read’ Category

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Sit, Stay, Read…

February 28, 2014

On February 26th, the Hedgehogs were visited again by the dogs and people from SitStayRead. The scholars love being able to read to and pet the dogs. It is an exciting and calming way to make reading fun!

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SitStayRead! with the Hedgehogs!

February 26, 2014

On February 19th, the Hedgehogs After School group was visited by SitStayRead!  SitStayRead! is a program that brings therapy dogs into classrooms for children to read with. The children love being able to read and hang out with a furry friend.

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Sit Stay Read with the Sting Rays

July 12, 2012

As described on their website, http://www.sitstayread.org, “SitStayRead improves reading fluency, makes reading fun, and inspires children to become lifelong readers. Using a curriculum designed with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Center for Literacy, trained volunteers and certified dog teams bring much needed reading help to children, ages 7-9, in Chicago inner-city schools and community facilities.” On Thursday morning from 9:00am-10:00am, Sit Stay Read spends quality time with the Sting Rays.

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Sit Stay and Read

November 17, 2011

Engaging in the book Pets to the Rescue.

Showing the dog some love.

Showing the dogs some love.

Jorge and Samuel showing that they conquered the book by flexing their muscles with their teachers.

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Sit Stay Read at NUSH!

December 5, 2010

For several weeks, pups Stella and Spinny and volunteers from the Sit Stay Read program have been visiting and reading with a group of students.