Slate and chalk have now become old and white colored board is taking the place of them. Teachers have found that a white colored board makes students busy in the study and it is interesting also to understand the lesson better for them. They try to involve in the study and feel energetic, and a white colored board also makes the task easy to evaluate their study growth. But if you cannot like this white colored board, then there are alternatives for you too.
If you are teacher, then you can make your boards of your choice. Building constructors sometimes carry a sheet which is actually made of melamine and you can go to your local shop to cut the board according to your requirement. Also, there are many online stores which sell these whiteboards online as per the requirement of users.
Math teachers naturally will prefer large board as they have to do long equations but literature students may need long board for writing long sentences. Irrespective of your requirement you will find whiteboards online. What you need to do is to choose the right one.
When you are using this board be careful because the sidelines are sharp enough to cause an accident. It will better if you wrap those edges by any kind of tape or other wrapping material. Naturally, for writing on these boards dry erase markers are used so you have to buy some of them, there are various colors available you can choose the color. To remove the writing you have to bring a tissue or a duster, tell your students to bring a piece of old cotton cloth to remove their writing.
You can make student’s task easy by telling that they can keep their white colored board at a certain place of the classroom after their usage and write their name on it, they do not have to bring the board from home regularly. Teachers can use chalk board paint to paint the back side of the board as it will be useful. When you will run out of your marker, then you can use the back side as a chalk board. Tell your students to clean the board after each lesson or there will be stain after a few days and it will tough to remove it.
White colored boards can sometimes prove costly for the teachers, or some people have allergy of the dry markers smell, so you can use alternative such as pegboard materials, hard card boards, manila file folders etc. These chalk boards have many uses, such as students can use it as their math practice or they can practice handwriting on it. It is good because you can remove your writing when you want.