Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Mutt-i-grees® Reading Room

Students and teachers at South Side School (AR) campus have created a Mutt-i-grees® Reading Room! Second grade students come once a week to read to Tripp, the school’s resident teaching Mutt-i-gree®. Students are so excited to get one-on-one time with Tripp and look forward to reading to him. The school also uses their Mutt-i-grees® Reading - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Idea Exchange

National Heartworm Awareness Month

Home/Blog/ April is National Heartworm Awareness Month and Annie Blumenfeld, a sophomore at Fairfield Warde High School in Fairfield, CT has been working hard to spread awareness of heartworm disease. CT State Rep. Tony Hwang appeared in support of Annie as she testified in support of her proposed bill - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Mutt-i-grees in Action

Finding Feelings

Finding Feelings, the second theme in the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum, teaches children to understand and label their own emotions and the emotions of others. Before children can begin to figure out how others might be feeling, they have to be attuned to their own feelings. Adults, too, need to be aware, not only of the - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Idea Exchange

Building Self-Awareness

How well do you know yourself? Self-awareness is the first step in social and emotional learning. Although we often focus on getting to know our students and their families and, in the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum, on enhancing students’ self-awareness, it’s important to take the time to make sure we get to know ourselves! Gaining awareness - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Idea Exchange

Encouraging Empathy

Encouraging Empathy is the core of the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum; the preceding two themes set the foundation for developing empathy, and the themes that follow -- Cultivating Cooperation and Dealing With Decisions -- build on this skill. Although known as a social skill, empathy is critical, not only to effective relationships, but also to academic - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Idea Exchange