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Old 07-20-2020, 05:07 PM
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I'm setting up my film room, and I took this big chalkboard from my mom's garage. It's mine from when I was little. It's bigger than it looks: probably about 3 feet by 4 feetish. I used to be able to tolerate chalk, but now I absolutely can NOT, so using it traditionally is out of the question.

For the chalkboard I should...

A. Just decorate it once with chalk markers or something
B. Use it to hang up stuff (with Scotch tape)
C. Paint it with whiteboard paint to make it functional for me (should add that I already have a sufficient white board. I can always use more but don't necessarily NEED more whiteboard space)
D. Add cork tiles to it to make it a bulletin board

Room 10

The top says Room 10. I'm pretty sure this came out of an old school or something (I bought it at a consignment store when I was little)...

A. Keep Room 10 because it's part of its history and character.
B. Attempt to take off Room 10 with a Magic Eraser
C. Paint the whole framing to make it look more modern

Sticker

The sticker is still on it from where I bought it.

A. Take the sticker off, silly.
B. Leave the sticker on because it was in your childhood bedroom like that.


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Old 07-20-2020, 05:16 PM
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C. Paint it with whiteboard paint to make it functional for me

C. Paint the whole framing to make it look more modern

A. Take the sticker off, silly.
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BB or Teacher’s ‘little girl’ chalkboard.
Old 07-20-2020, 05:42 PM
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My initial thought was to covert it to a bulletin board or a place for your charts. But then it occurred to me that your students, especially if they’re younger, would get a kick out of knowing they’re writing on the chalkboard their teacher used as a little girl. Maybe you could use it as an incentive of some sort where they earn the privilege of practicing their spelling, writing or math facts on it. (Or adjust the incentive to fit the level of students you teach.)
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Old 07-20-2020, 05:42 PM
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A - you can erase chalk markers, so you could change it seasonally or something

Room 10 - I don't know... many variables - what does the rest of the room look like? If everything else is pretty updated, then I would say paint. But if it has other vintage pieces, etc, then I think the original frame would be fine.


A - definitely
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Old 07-20-2020, 05:55 PM
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whole board:
(I added)E. Paint it with black, magnetic chalkboard paint since it looks like smooth surface. You can put stuff up on it with magnets, or decorate with chalkboard markers.

Room 10:
A. Keep Room 10 because it's part of its history and character.

Sticker:
A. Take the sticker off, silly.


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Old 07-20-2020, 06:15 PM
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Keep Room 10.
Take the sticker off, silly.
Use magnetic paint.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:19 PM
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I'd put cork board on it and leave the Room 10 on it.
Take the sticker off, silly.
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:43 PM
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I love nostalgia items from my personal childhood.

Nostalgia items are historical & best in their preserve state.

That helps to add to your “ treasured “ feeling.

Your chalkboard is a rare item.

Modern dry erase boards can be purchased anywhere.



So....


For the chalkboard

A. Just decorate it once with chalk markers or something

(Change it seasonally using chalk marker)
(Preserving as a chalkboard can be a historical artifact for students. Many students have never seen or used a chalkboard.


Room 10

A. Keep Room 10 because it's part of its history and character.


Sticker

A. Take sticker off
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Old 07-20-2020, 06:46 PM
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Take off the sticker, goofus.

Can you paint it with magnetic paint? Then you could use it as a bulletin board. There is a product by 3m I think. It is wipe off chart board paper. Maybe you could put that on it.
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:45 PM
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I, too, was thinking that you could paint with with magnetic chalkboard paint.


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Old 07-21-2020, 07:44 AM
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I would leave room 10 on but remove the sticker

Could you or somebody you know make something on a Cricut to put on it? Maybe a quote or welcome message, this could easily be peeled off and changed whenever you want.
And hang a fun banner across the top?
Using it as a bulletin board essentially.

Like this, kinda:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/6261...tons-classroom

I thought film room meant filming for school. Whoops!
My suggestions would still work though

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Old 07-21-2020, 08:57 AM
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I am guessing you want to use it in your film room.

Take off sticker.

Take off room 10. Paint frame if you need to.

Use chalk markers to advertise the current film and what is at your concession stand.
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