RedRover News

February 11, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Rachel

February 11, 2021

Bringing empathy home

February 11, 2021

Stepping up for animals in a year like no other

February 9, 2021

Athena’s “Happily ever after”

February 9, 2021

Bringing social and emotional learning to Stockton Unified School District

February 8, 2021

A Texas Happy Tail: Collaborating for rescued dogs

February 8, 2021

Fostering empathy during the pandemic

February 8, 2021

Watson’s Happy Tail

February 8, 2021

A happy tail for a grumpy cat

January 28, 2015

Attention: California, Illinois, Arizona, Oklahoma and Idaho!

Attention: California, Illinois, Arizona, Oklahoma and Idaho! Do you know of an elementary school that could use $5,000? If you do, please tell a teacher or principal about the 2015 RedRover Readers Impact Contest.

October 13, 2014

VIDEO: Kickstarter update from Nicole Forsyth

We're so close to making the E-Books for Empathy project become a reality! Join a network of animal lovers, teachers and parents who are pledging their support to help us finish our first e-book.

May 9, 2014

Lessons from Louie

by RedRover Education Manager Karly Noel

Have you read The Huffington Post’s “16 Ways My Dog Has Made Me a Better Parent” by Kathryn Kefauver? It has inspired me to reflect on the different ways my own pets have helped make me a better parent.

May 6, 2014

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Written by RedRover Education Manager Karly Noel

April 30, 2014

Want people to feel more empathy? Give them a good book!

Written by RedRover President and CEO Nicole Forsyth

If you have ever lost yourself in a good book – where you feel you are in the mind of the characters, feeling what they are feeling – you would not be surprised to discover that reading high quality literature is linked to an increased Theory of Mind (the ability to understand others’ mental states) and empathy. Last October, an exciting article came out in The New York Times that demonstrates this phenomenon.

April 1, 2014

What’s wrong with talking animals in children’s books?

Anthropomorphism in children’s literature

What happens when a child’s early impressions of animals are primarily stories of animals talking and wearing clothes? Recent research suggests books with anthropomorphized animal characters “lead to less learning and influence childrens’ conceptual knowledge about animals.”

January 31, 2014

Freckles and Willie: A Valentine's Day story to share with students

Freckles and Willie: A Valentine's Story tells the tale of Willie and his dog Freckles. When a new neighbor moves in who doesn't like dogs, Willie is faced with challenges of friendship and loyalty with people and pets.

5 ways to bring Freckles and Willie: A Valentine's Story to life in your classroom

January 8, 2014

"I am so thrilled to be involved with RedRover Readers!"

RedRover recently received this glowing testimonial from Susan Courtney, a RedRover Readers-trained elementary school teacher, after using the RedRover Readers curriculum in her classroom. (Susan is the same teacher who gave us this feedback right after attending the RedRover Readers Teacher Training.)

Hi Karly!

November 19, 2013

Be our lucky winner with Lucky Dog!

We are thrilled to announce that the royalties from a new children’s book from Scholastic, Lucky Dog, will benefit RedRover.

Our Lucky Dog Facebook contest is now closed.