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Northeast String Orchestra’s Summer Institute Jingle – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

I can't say enough about the Northeast String Orchestra   I could do a blog per day for the next week about them.   I'm about to take you there with audio and photos, because this is REAL talent, folks, and I want to tell the world about them.

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“A Character Song” From Griswold Heights and Sage Colleges [VIDEO]

It's always good to reinforce good character traits with kids.  This little appearance was no exception. It means a lot that they keep having me back at Griswold Heights Community Center in Troy.  Want to hear their song?  I knew you would! 

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Duanesburg Area Community Center’s “DACC Rap” -Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

That's right.  You guessed it.  We never close here at the Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour.  It continues long after the school year ends.  On to summer camps we go.  Here is the first one for the season - the Duanesburg Area Community Center.

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Saddlewood Elementary Sings About Summer – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

No Richie - you're not allowed to play favorites here.  You are not allowed to say that I have just completed a class with one of the greatest teachers in the Capital Region.  That's not right!

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This Is How Draper Middle School Rolls [VIDEO]

What a great time with this creative, high achieving group of 6th graders from Draper Middle School.  This is how they roll! (that statement will make sense when you hear this!)

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Richie To Visit Summer Camps -[Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour]

That's right! The rhyming never stops.   I'm ready to put the bug spray on and write a song with your happy campers! 

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“Tolerance” from Harmony Hill 5th Graders in Cohoes [VIDEO]

What a class!  What a teacher!  What a great song from kids with a serious message to share - The world needs more tolerance!.

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Watervliet Elementary Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week [VIDEO]

This was my return trip to Watervliet Elementary School.  This time it was to celebrate a day for ALL teachers.  It's Teacher Appreciation Week! 

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Schoharie Elementary Earth Day Song -Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

I've been to Schoharie Elementary at LEAST 5 times that I know of.  I would go 50 times if they aren't tired of me already!   

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“All About The Cops” – St Thomas The Apostle School – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

These kids broke the cute meter.  First graders from St Thomas The Apostle School created a brand new theme song for our Blue Friday fundraiser on April 24th to help the families of fallen police officers.  Wanna hear it?  I knew you would!

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Bethlehem Children’s School To Build Ampitheatre With Plastic Bottles

This is very cool, very environmentally friendly, and very worth mentioning.  The Bethlehem Children School is inviting the public to celebrate Greenfest and participate in International Enviornmental Awareness

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Rhymin’ Richie’s Anti Common Core Theme [VIDEO]

it's on everyone's mind again as NY Governor Andrew Cuomo passed new legislation to further scrutinize teachers, so I would like to throw my  Common Core anthem into the ring.

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