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Icabod Crane Kids Say “That’s My Kind Of School” – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

It goes without saying that I just LOVE a good parody song.  This is a great example.  Let's take Luke Bryan's "That's My Kind Of Nite" and change it to "That's My Kind Of School".  Brilliant!  And it was all their idea!

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Slingerlands Elementary’s Martin Luther King Song – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

I just love how, if you give kids a chance (no matter what the age), they will think outside the box and come up with something that an adult would never even conceive of. 

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Van Schaick Kindergarteners Love The Snow – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

Is it possible to write a song with kids who can't even read yet? No problem, especially when it's the smart creative kids from Van Schaick Grade School in Cohoes.

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Yates Elementary Teacher Creates Pro Common Core Song [VIDEO]

I think I'm in trouble. An elementary school teacher from the Yates Magnet School in Schenectady is very perturbed over an Anti Common Core song I wrote awhile back.  I will replay that one here and then Rachel Rourke's response (with the help of her students!) 

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Jefferson Elementary Kids Say “Don’t Be A Bully To Me” [VIDEO]

The crusade against bullying continues, and there's no grade level too low to expose them to the evils of brutally picking on each other.  Mrs. Pink's class at Jefferson Elementary School in Schenectady will now perform do their anti-bullying parody song

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Old McDonald’s Thanksgiving Meal – Craig ‘We Can’ School – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

I had a blast with the kids from  Craig "We Can" School in Niskayuna. Mrs. Ladopoulos was kind enough to have me in on extremely short notice.  Here's evidence that you can never be too young to write a clever song parody! This one's for Thanksgiving! 

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PBIS Song – Maple Ave School, Saratoga [VIDEO]

Positive Behavior In Schools - we need more of it, for sure.  Maple Avenue School makes it their mission, and actually reserved an entire day to celebrate it.  All they needed was a theme song! 

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Pownal Elementary Kids Say “Do Not Lie” [VIDEO]

Pownal Elementary kids are awesome!  And they're honest too!  Check out their great parody of a Zac Brown classic - "Chicken Fried" 

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Menands School Kids Create “Don’t Be A Bully” Song- Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

 Great school, great teachers and great time. Those words best describe my visit to Menands School   on the Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour.  

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You’ll NEVER Believe What Bethlehem Children’s School’s Brittany Pardi Is Doing To Raise Scholarship Money

Did you hear that there's been a change to the Webster's Dictionary?  If you look up the word "dedication", you now see a photo of this Bethlehem Children's School educator-extroardinaire, Brittany Pardi. 

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Bethlehem Children’s School Kids Say -”Be Kind, Use Your Mind” -[VIDEO]

Ms. Pardi's kids are now stars!

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West Sand Lake Elementary Kids Say “We Won’t Bully You” – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

This was a first for me.  I've had this in my head for a long time.  Let's write a song with a small group in 1 hour (as usual), then have an assembly program later on where they sing their creation for the entire school (with everyone in the auditorium singing along!)  This was my trial run...

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