Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. joined South Carolina ETV's Beryl Dakers in Beaufort, South Carolina to discuss his latest project, Reconstruction.
Man's Best Friend Lends an Ear to Literacy
Learning to read can be exciting and nerve-racking all at once. For many children, stumbling on a word in front of their peers is a huge fear. All it takes is a chuckle of a classmate to crush the confidence of a budding reader. But a program called Tail Waggin' Tutors is using man’s best friend to calm the nerves of early readers.
Check out how a group of dogs and their owners is helping Beaufort-area children gain pride in their reading skills, while they discover the best in books and animals all at once.