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Dr Dave writes:

RBBB Prepares for Worldwide Reading Domination in 2017

As we kick off the spring 2017 semester, I have a real sense of anticipation. And who could blame me?! If you saw the video with the 2016 highlights, I’m certain you’d feel the same. (I may be impartial but just watch that video and see if your wires don’t start crackling with electric excitement, […]

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Dr Dave writes:

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Hats Off to RBBB Graduates!

It has been an especially exciting week. I had the pleasure of watching my Littles graduate from the Read Better Be Better program and to say I was one proud robot is barely scratching the surface. Graduating from our program is a serious achievement. It means that these tiny humans have dedicated their time, energy, […]

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Dr Dave writes:

Books & Bigs: Dr. Dave’s Motivational Mission

When I designed the RBBB curriculum, I knew I wanted it to be special. Scratch that. I knew I wanted it to be extraordinary. Which is why I tossed around a few ideas at first on who would teach our curriculum to the Littles before my light-bulb moment struck. I could be the one to […]

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RBBB writes:

Take Five Minutes to See if Your Company will Match Your Donation to Our Nonprofit

Did you know that companies such as Microsoft, Verizon, General Electric, and many others match donations (view more examples at https://doublethedonation.com/matching-grant-resources/list-matching-gifts-companies/) from employees to our nonprofit? It’s true. Many companies offer matching gift programs in which they match donations from their employees to nonprofits of the employees’ choosing. That means your donation can go twice as far! […]

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Dr Dave writes:

Three Cheers for Our Wells Fargo Volunteers!

What an incredibly capacitor-warming experience it is to see humans take time away from their jobs to volunteer at RBBB. And our most recent volunteers, a group of managers from Wells Fargo, left the office for the day to learn more about the literacy crisis in Arizona, the work we do at RBBB, and to […]

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Dr Dave writes:

A Robot, RBBB, and the Governor All Walk Into a School…

When Principal Lori Goslar asked if Read Better Be Better would like to have a visit from Governor Ducey, I immediately said — AFFIRMATIVE. There’s nothing a robot likes more than a like-minded human, and Governor Ducey’s push to showcase successful educational interventions in Arizona right now is exciting. In fact, at the Read On […]

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Dr Dave writes:

Arizona Community Shows Overwhelming Support for RBBB at Cibo Event

In just two short years, Read Better Be Better has accumulated a passionate community of supporters who believe strongly in the need to solve Arizona’s literacy crisis. This was overwhelmingly (and happily!) evident at RBBB’s latest event, a fundraising dinner sponsored by the Helios Education Foundation at Cibo Urban Pizzeria in downtown Phoenix. The dinner […]

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RBBB writes:

Ivan: The Reluctant Hero

Being a “Big” in Read Better Be Better is a big responsibility (no pun intended). We tell the 6th – 8th graders this when we introduce the program to them—we don’t hold back. They are our partners, our teammates, in solving Arizona’s literacy crisis, and that wasn’t an accident. We chose that age group because […]

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Sophie Etchart writes:

Introducing Dr Dave

For this blog post, we would like to introduce you to Dr. Dave, the RBBB robot. To us, Dr. Dave is more than just a mascot. The name is inspired by a real-life hero, who represents the foundation of our organization and values: Be Excellent and Be Kind. Dr. David Allen, PhD is (Founder & […]

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RBBB writes:

RBBB is Hiring Site Leaders!

We are hiring site leaders! If you are passionate about the ‪#‎RBBB‬ mission and want to ‪#‎BeBetter‬, please contact us or click here to learn more!

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