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“A Semester of Breakthroughs” for North Carolina Mutt-i-grees® Ambassador Ian Burleson

Last year at this time, 12-year-old Ian Burleson was struggling with almost everything, especially school. Ian has autism spectrum disorder, and like many people with this challenge, he’s subject to meltdowns. Various things can prompt a meltdown, including change and unpredictability. Since Ian was about to make the transition from elementary to middle school - Read more

By: Muttigress Team | Categories: Blog, Student Ambassadors

4 Ideas to Celebrate World Kindness Day in the Classroom

Started as an international day of observation in 1998, November 13th marks World Kindness Day. It is a day that recognizes small acts of generosity to large scale efforts and our Mutt-i-grees program can drive acts of kindness. Encouraging students across the globe, to cultivate kindness and compassion will bolster their confidence and show - Read more

By: Muttigress Team | Categories: Idea Exchange

Heroes, Human and Furry

As we mark the 17th anniversary of the tragic attack on our nation, we would like to commemorate all victims and heroes who were affected on September 11th as well as their family and friends. On that day, countless heroes, civilian and professional, stepped up to help those in need and comforted those whom - Read more

By: Muttigress Team | Categories: Blog, News

hundrED 2018 Global Education Innovations

We are honored that The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum has been recognized as a revolutionary education program that needs to be shared with the world. It was selected from almost 1,000 international entrants for its unique groundbreaking efforts to enhance the social and emotional competence of children. International researchers and educators rigorously evaluated programs for their originality, impact, and ability to be expanded to a global scale to teach children in many different cultures.

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: News

hundrED 2017 Global Education Innovations

We are honored that The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum has been recognized as a revolutionary education program that needs to be shared with the world. It was selected from almost 1,000 international entrants for its unique groundbreaking efforts to enhance the social and emotional competence of children. International researchers and educators rigorously evaluated programs for their originality, impact, and ability to be expanded to a global scale to teach children in many different cultures.

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: News

Yoga in The Classroom

Why yoga? Besides being fun for kids, who are attracted to the various animal related poses, yoga improves flexibility and studies show it can also improve posture, concentration, balance, and mood. Many teachers also add meditation, finding that it helps calm students and is an effective way to transition students to other classroom activities. Here we provide a few starter yoga poses, showing not only kids, but dogs as well!

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

Wall of Words

Vocabulary is an important part of learning and social interactions. The more words children know, the more they are able to understand what they read and hear, and the better able they are to communicate. Have you ever felt frustrated not having the right word? Sometimes it's a matter of recall – we simply can't remember the word. But often, we just don't know the word, leaving us unable to effectively express ourselves.

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