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We have been selected for hundrED 2017

The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum has been selected to be a part of HundrED 2017, as one of the most inspiring innovations in K12 education. This means the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum has been through a rigorous research process carried out by HundrED’s own in-house research team, been analyzed by educational expert advisory boards, and has also been reviewed by student advisory boards too!

Afraid of dogs? Here is how one educator repurposed her fear of dogs into a successful educational program

A rewarding outcome of the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum is seeing children overcome their fear of dogs and cats once they begin participating in the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. An outcome we often overlook is an adult’s triumph over their fear of animals. Chiara Grenaway, Education Coordinator for the Baychester Library in Bronx, NY, grew up with a fear of dogs and spent all of her childhood and much of her adult life never having physical contact with a dog. That is, until the Mutt-i-grees team came to her library in the summer of 2016.

Where the Teacher’s Pet Sleeps in a Dog Bed

The exciting new Comfort Dog Program, launched in collaboration with the New York City Dept. of Education, was featured in The New York Times!

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The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum is one of the leading SEL programs!

The Wallace Foundation just published their long-awaited report, Navigating SEL from the Inside Out: Looking Inside & Across 25 Leading SEL Programs. We're thrilled to be one of the programs featured. The report is designed to help schools and OST organizations better understand the content of SEL approaches within and across a wide variety of programs that can be used with elementary school-aged children.

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In Manhattan, New York: Discovering the Library Next Door

Despite the engaging programs that public libraries offer, these repositories of knowledge are often underappreciated and underused. One school in New York has found a way to get students more involved in their local library by implementing the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum into their activities.