September Featured Teacher

Hearing from other teachers can be a wonderful way to learn about how to better your classroom environment through a classroom pet, which why we want to introduce you to this month’s featured teacher, Angela Meyer!  Angela is a kindergarten teacher in Simi Valley,...

6 Creative Ways to Enhance Curriculum with Classroom Pets

Studies indicate that classroom pets may help students improve their skills and engage more effectively with subject matter across a wide variety of disciplines, from reading and writing to art and science. In addition, classroom pets encourage better social skills,...

Applying for a Pets in the Classroom Grant

Pets in the Classroom invites you to apply for a grant!  We continually hear first-hand accounts from teachers on how their classroom pets impact the lives of their students.  We are excited to be able to provide funding to teachers across the US and Canada to...

Which Pet is the Right Option for Your Classroom?

If you are considering adding a pet to your classroom, one of the most important decisions you will make is which type of animal to choose. From little hermit crabs to snuggly rabbits, a wide variety of pets have the power to bring your lessons to life, keep students...

Teachers Share the Value of Classroom Pets

Teachers Share the Value of Classroom Pets Survey produced by the Pets in the Classroom grant program shows that children experience behavioral and school performance improvements as a result of having a classroom pet Teachers across the U.S. and Canada have shared...

June Featured Teacher

Meet our June Featured Teacher, Christina Cunningham!  Ms. Cunningham is the 5th grade teacher at Imagine Chancellor in Delray Beach, Florida.   Her classroom pet, Taki the Bearded Dragon, is beloved by students and Ms. Cunningham, and is making a difference in the...

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