This week we’re talking with LeVar Burton about literacy, the Reading Rainbow iPad app and this clip of Burton, as Geordi La Forge, using a proto-iPad in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
It’s hard to talk about Reading Rainbow without getting the show’s iconic theme song stuck in your head.
The original was performed by Broadway actress Tina Fabrique in 1983, but we want you to share your version.
Send us your best rendition. Record yourself singing, humming, whistling or playing the song. Belt it out whether you know the words or not. We’ll share the best versions on the air and online.
Step One: Click the button below to record audio from your device or upload a previously recorded audio file. Include your name and hometown in the description.
NOTE: The record button requires that you have Flash installed. If you are trying to record audio on a mobile phone or tablet that doesn't support Flash, it will prompt you to download the free AudioBoo mobile app first, and use it to record and submit your audio.
Step Two: Once you have recorded your audio and reviewed it, it’s time to submit it to our editors and producers. Your audio clip will first go into a moderation queue.
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