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Title How animals help students learn : research and practice for educators and mental-health professionals / edited by Nancy R. Gee, Aubrey H. Fine, and Peggy McCardle
Published New York : Routledge, 2017
©2017
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section 1. The issues -- section 2. The evidence -- section 3. The methods and approaches
Summary "How Animals Help Students Learn summarizes what we know about the impact of animals in education and synthesizes the thinking of prominent leaders in research and practice. It's a much-needed resource for mental-health and education professionals interested in incorporating animals in school-based environments, one that evaluates the efficacy of existing programs and helps move the field toward evidence-based practice. Experts from around the world provide concrete examples of how animals have been successfully incorporated into classroom settings to achieve the highest level of benefit while also ensuring the health and welfare of the students and animals involved.How Animals Help Students Learn summarizes what we know about the impact of animals in education and synthesizes the thinking of prominent leaders in research and practice. It's a much-needed resource for mental-health and education professionals interested in incorporating animals in school-based environments, one that evaluates the efficacy of existing programs and helps move the field toward evidence-based practice. Experts from around the world provide concrete examples of how animals have been successfully incorporated into classroom settings to achieve the highest level of benefit while also ensuring the health and welfare of the students and animals involved."--EBSCO
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Animals.
Teaching Materials.
Animal Assisted Therapy -- methods.
Bonding, Human-Pet.
Child.
Education, Special -- methods.
Animals in education.
Animals -- Therapeutic use.
Children and animals.
Human-animal relationships.
Animals in education.
Animals -- Therapeutic use.
Children and animals.
Human-animal relationships.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Form Electronic book
Author Fine, Aubrey H., editor.
Gee, Nancy R., editor.
McCardle, Peggy D., editor.
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