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You Have a Rescue Dog, Now What? Tips for Schools with a Mutt-i-grees Dog – Part 2 of 3

Mutt-i-grees School Dog Lessons Curriculum Target: Achieving Awareness Understanding and Helping Ourselves and Others: Working together to take positive action and create win-wins for everyone! Students will learn about the plight of shelter dogs and understand how they can help homeless animals and themselves by working with their - Read more

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Your “Daily Mutt-i-grees® Checklist”

Social Emotional Learning never stops. It is an ongoing process to have positive impact in one’s own life and the people we encounter. It is simply a way of talking, listening, making an effort to go a bit deeper to understand yourself and others. A cultivated curiosity to explore and care. No matter what - Read more

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Keep Your Resolutions this Year

Research says that only 8 percent of even the most determined Americans keep their New Year’s resolutions. Think about it: The salad has barely wilted … and we’re ordering french fries. Why? There are lots of reasons, but experts agree that chief among them is a lack of social support. Going it alone almost - Read more

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Teaching Empathy and Compassion in Afterschool Programs

When you think of a Mutt-i-gree, an adorable rescue dog or cat probably comes to mind. But have you ever considered that a stuffed animal could be an adequate substitute for teaching empathy and compassion?While increasing numbers of schools are adopting school dogs as part of the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, one school district is making a - Read more

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D is for Decisions

We love seeing Mutt-i-gree Puppet in action! He had a blast helping students in Mrs. Kayla Moore's class at Sallie Cone Preschool Center in Conway, AR create "D" dog art while discussing decision-making as part of lessons from the Dealing with Decisions theme in the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum.

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Mutt-i-grees® Song and Dance

Students and teachers across the country have integrated song and dance into their Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. Here are a few examples, feel free to adopt these songs for your students. Or, perhaps they will inspire you to write your own?

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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

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