All Posts Tagged "RBBB"
Read Better Be Better Awarded Several Grants to Prevent Reading Regression During COVID-19 Isolation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2020 PHOENIX, AZ. – A Phoenix-based 501c3, Read Better Be Better (RBBB) was awarded grants from The Alison Lewis & Craig Krumwiede Family Foundation and The Burton Family Foundation through the Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund (ACF), as well as grants from the Microsoft DCCD COVID-19 Response Funds Phoenix […]
June 19, 2020
Once upon a time, there was only one “employee” at Read Better Be Better — founder and CEO, Sophie Etchart. Of course, there was also me, but I’m RBBB’s official mascot. (Not to mention their dashing digital spokesman.) But when your mission is to solve Arizona’s literacy crisis, stagnancy is simply not an option. This […]
May 16, 2018
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
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
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, […]
December 9, 2016
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 […]
November 28, 2016
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 […]
October 24, 2016
A #ThrowbackThursday thank you to InMedia for the half page space they donated to #RBBB in their Arizona Gives Day giving guide back in March! Fundraising on #AZGivesDay was a success and will help lots of local students #BeBetter! Please share!
May 19, 2016
An 8th grade Reading Leader’s absence makes a huge difference in their 3rd grade Reading Learner’s desire to excel in the program. #RBBB is working hard to engage and motivate Reading Leaders to attend consistently – a good life lesson! Please share!
April 18, 2016