ERIC Number: EJ619611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Kids and Critters in Class Together.
Rud, Anthony G., Jr.; Beck, Alan M.
Phi Delta Kappan, v82 n4 p313-15 Dec 2000
Interaction with animals has important implications for child development in the areas of social growth and communication. Although pets are common in classrooms, research on educational benefits is scarce. A survey shows that classroom animals are often studied directly and used as prompts for creative activities. (Contains 13 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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