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Arts are Critical to a Healthy Economy

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Art & Music, Featured, School Matters | 0 comments

The next time someone tells you that we should ignore the arts if we want a healthy economy, hand them the statistics of this U.K. study.

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Junk Drawer Physics – Review

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Book Reviews - General, Reading Room, Reviews | 0 comments

A book review by Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain of Junk Drawer Physics by Bobby Mercer, which gives you 50 experiments that you can do on a shoestring.

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Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments – Review

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Book Reviews - General, Featured, Reading Room, Reviews | 0 comments

ClassBrain’s review of Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments, which has 30 experiments that you can do at home that are broken into the following categories: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Planet Earth, and The Human Body.

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The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary – Review

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Reading Room | 0 comments

If you’re a fan of the Wimpy Kid movies and you’ve always wondered what it would be like to make a movie yourself, then the Wimpy Kid Movie Diary is the perfect book for you.

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Harry Potter Student Fan Trips

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Family Life, Harry Potter, Travel | 0 comments

Boundaries Travel is celebrating their 10th year of offering its Harry Potter student fan trips to Scotland.

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Sample Ballots and Voting Locations – California and Ohio

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Family Life, History & Government | 0 comments

Simply go to Smart Voter and input your address and zip code to find your polling place to vote.

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Volunteer: Citizen Corps

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Disaster Asistance, Family Life, History & Government | 0 comments

Volunteer with the help of Citizen Corps, a vital part of the USA Freedom Corps.

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This Day In History

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Featured, History & Government, Social Studies, Teaching Tools | 0 comments

Use This Day in History to open a discussion with your students about things that have happened in the past and how they relate to what is happening in their lives today.

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The Incredibles Movie Posters

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in For Film Lovers, Movies in the Classroom | 0 comments

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The Guardian A POV Review

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in Movies in the Classroom, Reviews | 0 comments

A film review of The Guardian by Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain

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The Reader – POV Review

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in Movies in the Classroom, Reviews | 0 comments

A review of The Reader by David Kirkeby

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard by JK Rowlings

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in For Film Lovers, Language Arts, Movies in the Classroom, Reading Room | 0 comments

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Star Wars Mugs

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in For Film Lovers, Movies in the Classroom | 0 comments

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With Honors: Our Brilliant Founding Fathers

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in History & Government, Movies in the Classroom, Social Studies | 0 comments

This exceptional dialogue drives home the idea that the founding fathers of our government knew they didn’t know everything….

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Star Wars Character Model Shop

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in For Film Lovers, Movies in the Classroom | 0 comments

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