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Reviews - Books for Children
Noodle Board Books - Review
Two of Marion Billet's Noodle board books published by Nosy Crow are reviewed by Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain.
Nov 16, 2012, 04:35 PST

Columns - Political
Ben Stein's Look at Religion in America
A short article by Ben Stein about the move towards atheism as the normalized state of America, and its consequences.
Nov 12, 2012, 22:07 PST

Reviews - Books
The Forever Fix - Book Review
The Forever Fix is a book by Ricki Lewis on gene therapy and the children responsible for the progress that has been made over the past decade.
Oct 17, 2012, 11:27 PST

Reviews - Products
Celsius Calorie Reducing Drink - Review
Adding to the reviews we've been doing on all sorts of energy drinks that are currently entering the market, is our review on Celsius, a Calorie Reducing Energy Drink.

Oct 17, 2012, 03:50 PST

Reviews - Products
GoSwype - Review
Take a look at our review of the GoSwype antibacterial, microfiber cloths for keeping your phone, tablet and computer screens clean and germ-free.
Oct 17, 2012, 02:17 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
Where The Wild Things Are - Book Review
If you're a fan of Where The Wild Things Are, there are a couple of new books out, one of which would definitely be on your list.

Jul 28, 2012, 00:54 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary - Review
Find out what ClassBrain thinks of the new Wimpy Kid Movie Diary or How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood; written by Jeff Kinney and reviewed by Cynthia Kirkeby.
Jul 24, 2012, 10:58 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
Beautiful Oops - Review
Every once in a while a wonderful book appears for very young children that does more than teach them a few words; it inspires them. Beautiful Oops! by Bareny Saltzberg is one of those books.

Jul 22, 2012, 15:46 PST

Stories
An Eagle's Kiss
An inspirational story about an eagle, a trainer, and the will to live.

Jun 9, 2012, 11:27 PST

Reviews - Products
Just Chill - Review
With summer upon us, read the review of Just Chill, an all natural, refreshing substitute for premium soda.

Jun 4, 2012, 01:39 PST

Reviews - Books
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Read what Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain thinks of the newly revised 4th edition of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Jun 3, 2012, 13:29 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
First Discovery Music - Antonio Vivaldi
Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain reviews a new children's book and music CD on Antonio Vivaldi by Olivier Baumont.
Jun 3, 2012, 10:33 PST

News
Women in the News
Read current news with special emphasis on women in politics, health and science, sports, and enteratinment.
May 8, 2012, 09:31 PST

News
Daily News for K-12 Teachers & Administrators
Keep abreast of the news that is making headlines in the field of education. This article updates daily.

May 7, 2012, 11:56 PST

News
News Updates from the US and Around the World
Take a look at some of the top headlines in todays news.

May 3, 2012, 15:16 PST

Reviews - Books
The Travel Writer's Handbook - Review
The classic writer's book, The Travel Writer's Handbook has just entered its 7th edition. Although one of its authors, Louise, has passed away, her co-author, Jacqueline, has updated this most recent edition for today's web-enable publishing world.
Apr 30, 2012, 12:34 PST

Reviews - Products
Nawgan - A Drink for Your Brain
ClassBrain's review of Nawgan, an energy drink that is billed as a cognitive drink that is good for your brain.

Apr 30, 2012, 05:48 PST

Reviews - Books for Teens
Dragon Valley - Why Not?
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Apr 24, 2012, 01:19 PST

Reviews - Books
A Review A Day
Take a look at this great review a day feature. A perfect "quick daily read" for all book lovers.

Apr 1, 2012, 08:40 PST

Reviews - Products
Lay-n-Go Activity Mat - Review
The pros and cons of the handy Lay-n-Go activity mat for kids.
Mar 21, 2012, 03:48 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
The Unofficial Harry Potter Vocabulary Builder - Review
A book review of the The Unofficial Harry Potter Vocabulary Builder by Sayre Van Young.
Mar 9, 2012, 08:38 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
Mary Engelbreit's Classic Library - Review
A book review of Peter Pan, part of Mary Engelbreit's Classic Library from Harper Festival publishers.

Mar 9, 2012, 05:20 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
Pony Crazy - Review
A review of Pony Crazy, an "I Can Read" book by Catherine Hapka, illustrated by Anne Kennedy.
Mar 9, 2012, 04:17 PST

Reviews - Products
Bed Buddy Bear - A First Aid Must Have
The new Bed Buddy Bear is a fun new product that should be in every family's first aid kit.

Jan 28, 2012, 14:19 PST

Reviews - Products
Morphology - Best of Breed Game
Morphology is a "best of breed game." If I were to choose between charades, Pictionary, and Morphology for an evening with friends, Morphology would be my pick every time.
Jan 4, 2012, 01:11 PST

Reviews - Products
Liquid Palisade - Review
For those of you who love to do your nails, but who hate to get nail polish on your cuticles, Liquid Palisade may be just what you are looking for.
Nov 13, 2011, 20:51 PST

Reviews - Products
Zip n Hang - Review
Do you like to hang things on your front door, but you hesitate to put a nail into your good oak door? If so, you are going to love the Zip n Hang....
Nov 13, 2011, 12:53 PST

Reviews - Products
Cold-Eeze Spray
Taking a look at the new Cold-Eeze Spray.

Nov 4, 2011, 14:30 PST

Reviews - Books for Teens
How to Fight, Life, and Cry Your Way to Popularity (and a prom date) - Review
Are the lousy life lessons in How to Fight, Life, and Cry Your Way to Popularity (and a prom date) worth a chuckle or two? See what ClassBrain thought about this teen movie book by Nikki Roddy.
Oct 21, 2011, 04:40 PST

Reviews - Products
Dr Fresh Firefly Toothbrushes - Review
Are Dr Fresh Firefly toothbrushes worth purchasing for your kids? See what ClassBrain thinks....
Oct 21, 2011, 01:29 PST

Reviews - Books for Children
I'm Bad! - Review
I'm Bad! a new childrens' book, will definitely appeal to kids who love dinosaurs, in particular those who love the T-Rex.
Oct 14, 2011, 18:31 PST

Reviews - Products
Hint Water - Review
Hint water advertises that their flavored water has no calories and no sugar, that it is gluten-free and vegan. With all of the things it doesn't have, is it possible that it actually has any flavor?
Oct 10, 2011, 11:59 PST

Reviews - Books
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick - Review
A review of the Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg, Stephen King and a host of amazing authors, with an introduction by Lemony Snicket.

Oct 5, 2011, 00:28 PST

Reviews - Books
Study Smart, Study Less - An Essential Guide
Take a look at why Study Smart, Study Less is an essential book for students of every age, regardless of class level or curriculum....

Sep 24, 2011, 00:17 PST

Reviews - Books
The Nature Connection - Review
A wonderful book landed on my desk recently that I thought you should all know about, the Nature Connection, an outdoor notebook.

Sep 21, 2011, 21:36 PST

Daily Smile
The Final Exam
Some students think that their professors were born yesterday...
Aug 29, 2011, 16:59 PST

Articles
Playtime Disappearing in Kindergarten
Time for play in most public kindergartens has dwindled to the vanishing point, replaced by lengthy lessons and standardized testing, according to three new studies released today by the Alliance for Childhood.

Aug 25, 2011, 19:48 PST

Articles
Texting in Class
More and more high schools might be trying to ban cell phone use during school, but that is not stopping most teens from texting during class.

Aug 11, 2011, 10:40 PST

Reviews - Books for Teens
Karakuri - Review
If you are the sort of person who enjoys origami and model making, then you may fall in love with Karakuri, a new book by Keisuke Saka.

Aug 4, 2011, 04:34 PST

Articles
Seven Tips That Will Help You Thrive in an Ocean of Change
The changes you’re facing right now may seem daunting, or even downright terrifying. Don’t let fear and doubt constrict your future, though. Author Jon Gordon says you have a lot more control than you think you do. It’s time to stop waiting to be fed like a goldfish and start developing some (shark-like) initiative.
Jul 24, 2011, 12:31 PST


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