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How to Choose the Best Whiteboard for Your Workplace

Posted by Arnold Wilson on

How to Choose the Best Whiteboard for Your Workplace

There are several options for installing a dry erase board in your home, classroom, or office. For the purpose of this article we'll look at the office and follow up with the others in weeks to come. The primary considerations will likely be budget, space, and wall surface. Your basic choices are: Interactive Whiteboard Glass Whiteboard Whiteboard Paint Conventional Wood Framed Whiteboard Whiteboard In A Box Interactive whiteboards are all the rage in places where they can afford them. We found models ranging from $1000 to $10,000 and there is extensive labor involved in installing them. You don't want an...

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Family Chores Done Together are Fun!

Posted by Arnold Wilson on

Family Chores Done Together are Fun!

Nobody looks forward to chores. They are mostly mundane and take you away from what you really want to do, like goofing around on Facebook. What if you were to set aside some family time for "no internet time" and do projects together? It's more fun and productive than it sounds on the surface! We have found that many families like to post their weekly activities on a dry erase board and it communicates the fact that everyone has family work time and everyone has family play time. It's important for everyone to know they're part of a group and...

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Don't Take Your Eyes Off Your Goals

Posted by Robert Feeley on

Don't Take Your Eyes Off Your Goals

  Do you write things down so you don't forget them? I write things down and then I forget where I put the piece of paper. That is truly maddening! But there's a solution! Mark your goals clearly on a whiteboard and mark them off as they're accomplished. You probably won't lose the whiteboard! Ask any successful person how they got that way and every one will tell you to set goals. And one of the most important things in setting goals is to write them down. Entrepreneur Magazine offers these steps: 1. Set goals that motivate you2. Set SMART goals.3....

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Whiteboards in ESL Classrooms

Posted by Robert Feeley on

Whiteboards in ESL Classrooms

According to the Center for Immigration Studies, one in 5 American families speak a language other than English in their homes. Also, millions of non-English speakers come to this country to live, work, or study. Because of this there is a huge need for ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, and they are going on every day in almost every city. Language experts say that English is one of the most difficult languages to learn, so ESL teachers have quite a challenge trying to explain the difference between "there, their, and they're" to people. Most native speakers can't get...

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Whiteboard in a Box for Home School Families

Posted by Robert Feeley on

Whiteboard in a Box for Home School Families

According to government statistics, there are about 1.7 million K-12 students being home schooled in the U.S. this year, which is about 3.5 % of all students. The numbers for home schooled kids has been growing steadily over the past 10 years, and often parents will try to have their home school environment mirror a real classroom.  Many home school families set aside a room in their home to be a classroom. This helps separate the things kids do for recreation like watching TV and playing video games from the serious nature of learning. Keeping schedules on the wall for...

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