All Posts Tagged "dr dave"

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    Sweet Success: RBBB Wins $25k Grant in Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope Contest

    Humans go wild for ice cream. As a robot, that’s not something I can understand. What I can understand, however, is how special it is when a community comes together for a greater good. And that’s what happened recently when Read Better Be Better was nominated as a semi-finalist in the Blue Bunny Helmet of […]

    July 19, 2018

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    Marching Toward Progress: RBBB Stands With Educators at Arizona Capitol

    April 26, 2018 is a historic day. In response to the first teacher walkout in Arizona history, more than 1,000 Arizona public schools (in nearly 110 school districts and charter schools) have closed. But the fight has just begun. As thousands of educators, parents, children, and supporters march to Arizona’s Capitol today, you’ll find our team among them. Read […]

    April 26, 2018

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    A Robot on a Roll: Dr. Dave’s Interview With Littles & Bigs

    2017 has truly been a whirlwind of excitement, from Kelsey winning 20k in grants (in 6 minutes!) to getting our own office for the very first time. But I’m happy to announce things haven’t calmed down just yet. We recently partnered with Washington Elementary District, and launched in six of their schools this year. Yes, […]

    December 11, 2017

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    Local Arizona Authors Bring a Book Tour and Big Fun to RBBB

    Authors have a special place in my capacitor. After all, they’re the ones who turn reading into a beloved activity for children — and nothing’s more important in my book. The imagination, dedication, and ability it takes to weave words into stories is an art form I’ve admired ever since I was a young bot. This […]

    September 6, 2017

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    How I Spent My Summer: An Essay by Dr. Dave

    Summertime. It hasn’t always been my favorite season if I’m being honest. I tend to overheat in the Arizona sun and I have to wear a wheel protector so I don’t melt on the asphalt. But the last few summers have been different. For the past three years, Valley of the Sun United Way has generously […]

    August 16, 2017

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    How Kelsey Won Over 20k in Grants for RBBB in 6 Minutes

    Robots don’t exactly make great public speakers. (We’re a little too monotone and tend to lose the crowd quickly.) That’s why I trust Kelsey Pinckney, our passionate program coordinator, to handle public-facing opportunities as they arise. And this year we’ve been able to share the Read Better Be Better mission at not one but two […]

    July 7, 2017

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    A Little Goes a Long Way: How RBBB Turned Malik Into a Mighty Reader

    The principal’s office can be a scary place for a third grader. Malik, a Little in the Read Better Be Better program, can attest to this. He’s had his share of visits to see Ms. Marze in the past, the principal at Sheely Farms Elementary School in the Tolleson Elementary District –- but recently something […]

    May 19, 2017

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    Leadership & Literacy: Samantha the Site Leader Shares Her RBBB Experience

    If you know anything about robots, you know we’re not programmed to accept mediocrity. We aim for the stars every time, which means we give our all no matter how big or small the task. Truth be told, I hold RBBB’s site leaders to the same standards. After all, if we’re going to help solve […]

    April 3, 2017

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    Up, Up, and Away! RBBB Program Launches in 4 New Schools

    Robots can’t exactly smile, but rest assured I am grinning from antenna to antenna right now. Why? Because I am incredibly excited to announce that Read Better Be Better has just launched in four new elementary schools: Solano, Longview, Encanto, and Clarendon. As you may already know, our goal is worldwide reading domination – which […]

    March 16, 2017

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    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, […]

    January 20, 2017

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