Mutt-i-grees School Dog Impact If you don’t happen to be one of the lucky ones to have a dog at your school, the goal of this blog is to share with you all of the benefits as to why your next great hire might be a rescue dog! If you do have - Read more
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
We all know the wonderful feelings we receive when connecting with a dog. Joy. Excitement. Fun. We all know that feel-good moment when we are the recipient of their love and loyalty. While the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum does not require a dog in the classroom, dogs can add boundless benefits in the pursuit of education - Read more
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
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
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
For loving and fun, all kids will agree, There’s nothing as sweet as a sweet Mutt-i-gree! A canine? A feline? Don’t bother to fuss — They all need what we need — they’re really like us! Clearly these lines are not up to Dr. Seuss’s imaginative standards, but chances are the man who wrote - Read more
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.
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?
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