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Menands Elementary Lends A Hand In Creating One Huge Capital Region Anti-Bullying Song – Reading, Writing and Rhyming

Another great school, another great teacher, another group of kids who hate bullying.  They have joined my quest to create one HUGE anti-bullying song

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Pine Hills Students in Albany Create ‘The Leadership Rap’ -Reading, Writing and Rhyming [AUDIO]

Great class!  Really inventive minds! I felt like I didn't do a thing - they whipped this one up in no time flat.  That's because these third graders from Mrs. Lynch's class  are great leaders. They are so great, in fact - they wrote a song about it! 

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Schoharie Elementary Lends Their Writing Talents To The Multi-County Anti Bullying Song – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [AUDIO]

This started out as a four-county anti-bullying song, where one school would write one verse, the next one in another county would contribute another etc.  Well, it looks like I just couldn't stop at four. Then again, why would you?

Let's spread the word to as many schools as possible, right? 

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See A Demo Slideshow Of The Reading, Writing and Rhyming School Program [VIDEO]

It's that time of year again - sharpen the pencils, get out the brand new notebooks and get ready for another school year ( who am I kidding - for all I know, the kids all have iPads!)

Be that as it may, I am taking sign-ups for the Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour for this year.  There is a quick and dirty form below and also a slideshow to demonstrate the program, in case you were wondering! 

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Griswold Heights Community Center Sings Their “Planet Song” – Reading Writing and Rhyming

This was a special visit, as it was an invite from Griswold Heights Community Center in Troy  in association with Phil Fusco and the Academy for Character Education at the Sage Colleges.  Enough of the formalities - let's hear their Planet Song! 

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Great Singer/Songwriters Are At Hillside School Summer Camp In Niskayuna -Reading, Writing and Rhyming [AUDIO]

85 enthusiastic campers and counselors.  That's what I found on my visit today on the Reading, Writing and Rhyming school tour.  (Yes, it continues in the summer too!)

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St. Thomas The Apostle School Kids Sing About The Cooperstown Hall Of Fame – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [AUDIO]

Here's their song in case you don't want to read the rest, but I invite you to, and also to make comments at the bottom of the article.  (Congratulate the kids -they'd love to read it!)

This was yet another repeat performance for me. I believe this was my third time at this fantastic school in the Delmar area.  In fact, it turns out that these were the same kids that I've seen in the past!  They had just come back from a field trip to the Cooperstown Hall of Fame and wanted to write a song about it.  No problem! 

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Marie Curie Institute Students in Amsterdam Really Love Reading (and Writing and Rhyming!)- [AUDIO]

This was a very interesting and rewarding experience - traveling to the Marie Curie Institute  of Engineering and Communications in Amsterdam. (Sounds like a college, doesn't it?) Well, these kids were smart enough to be in one, and they were just second graders!

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Richie Writes Song With Kids From Indian Lake Virtually Thanks To NERIC: Reading, Writing and Rhyming

Another first, ladies and gentlemen.  Through the use of magic teleconferencing technology at NERIC (Northeastern Regional Information Center) in Albany, I was able to pull this off.  This was a blast to try out.  You can see the results below.

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Schoharie Elementary Rewrites Little Big Town’s Pontoon – Reading, Writing and Rhyming

Ahhhhhhh!  A dream realized.  I got a chance to return to a school that brought back so many amazing memories for me personally- Schoharie Elementary School. 

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