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Whiteboard In A Box for English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

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People outside of the aviation industry may not know this, but English is the international language of pilots and air traffic controllers. When you think about it, air travel would be downright dangerous if everyone up in the air was speaking in different languages! And so every year thousands of aspiring pilots take courses in English designed to prepare pilots to communicate with other pilots and air traffic control towers all over the world. The amazing thing is that the courses designed for pilots is only 8 weeks long! They are very intense programs that usually start early in the...

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Whiteboard Cubes - Practical and Fun!

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We're pleased with our Whiteboard In A Box product because it lets people put up a dry erase surface on almost any clean, flat surface like a wall or a table. But we've found another way to use it: On A Cube!  We needed to set up a temporary display in a lobby where the walls weren't available for Whiteboard In A Box, so covered two boxes with the product, and created a perfect stand-alone display. Since then we've seen teachers make whiteboard cubes as a craft project and then use them for students to create unique artwork. They're also...

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Why a Whiteboard is Better Than a Big Computer Screen

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Most conference rooms have a whiteboard at one end for people to offer presentations to groups of people, and they also often will have a large monitor for the presenter to opt for a computer-generated presentation such as PowerPoint. Both have advantages, but we believe that the whiteboard option is superior in many instances, and here's why: With a computer presentation, there's usually just one person in control and able to change things on the screen. One mouse and one keyboard. With a whiteboard, everyone can get involved, especially if it's a creative or design-oriented project. Everyone can add their...

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Whiteboards Stimulate Student Learning

Posted by Robert Feeley on

It's a New Year! Introduce mini-whiteboards to your classroom! Students love working on their own whiteboards; it's a great way of keeping an entire class actively involved in a lesson. Individual student whiteboards are the 21st-century version of the chalk slates used by students in colonial times. As thousands of teachers have found, whiteboards are a great way of actively involving students in the learning process -- and a terrific tool for immediate feedback and assessment. Sixty-five percent of the population are visual learners. That is, they use images, pictures, colors, and other visual media to organize and learn information. The...

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Christmas and Hanukkah Art - Holiday Art Projects

Posted by Robert Feeley on

We sell our products primarily to businesses, schools, and people who enjoy various art and craft hobbies and projects. Our motto for everyone is "Unleash Your Creativity" and we believe it applies to everyone. Dry erase boards and markers let people express creative concepts, develop ideas, or just have fun. This time of year people get especially creative with decorations and holiday art. We researched the first when the earliest Christmas and Hanukkah art and found some interesting information. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt...

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