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Chalk Graphs
I use a handwriting line marker, the handle with the slots to fit chalk, to make my graphs on the chalkboard. I make three horizontal sets of lines and then three sets of vertical lines. This makes an...
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Chalkboard Cleaner Revisited
Ms. DeWitt likes a clean chalkboard as much as the next person… well, maybe more than the next person. Discover everything you need to know about cleaning your chalkboard – especially what common household cleaning product you should avoid.
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Choosing Students by Number
OneHere’s a creative craft project students can do that will help you organize, select and group students all year long. Save your orange juice lids and try this when school begins again.
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Clean Blackboards I
Here is a blackboard tip that eliminates yucky wet cloths and sponges while keeping blackboards looking like new. I take a clean small towel and put a little bit of lemon oil on it. I place the towel ...
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Clean Blackboards II
This cleaning tip was passed on to me by a veteran teacher. Clean everything with diluted Murphy's Oil soap. It is non-allergenic and recommended by healthy home sources. It is made of pure vegetable ...
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Clean Chalkboards
To keep chalkboards clean, use a Kleenex that has lanolin or hand lotion on it. Put it around the eraser and erase the board. You will rarely have to wash your board.
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Cleaning Blackboards
Here's a tip I just learned this year after 28 years of teaching. I wish I could have known earlier. For those who like clean boards, take a Puff brand tissue with lotion in it and wipe it over the en...
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Drawing Permanent Lines on Marker Boards
Colored electrical tape and stick on letters can help you draw straight lines and identify sections of your board. Ms. Weise-Spence has a good idea for organizing your board clearly and neatly with just a little planning and the right tools.
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Magic Chalk
This tip is for those teachers who still use chalkboards instead of whiteboards. I discovered that if you get the BIG porous sidewalk chalk and soak it in water, you can write on the board and it's ba...
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Magnetic Schedule
Using my word processor, I printed the name of each class (Math, Science, Lunch, etc.) using a large font size on neon-colored pink paper, cut them into strips, and laminated them. Then I printed spec...
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