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Re: Blackboards vs. Whiteboards

Mark Atwood (
Thu, 31 Mar 2005 08:22:40 GMT writes:

> Chalk is much cheaper than markers. Markers always run out quickly.
> Someone forgets and uses the wrong kind permanently staining the
> whiteboard.

> Lastly, markers have that weird chemical smell. Seems to me there's
> nothing wrong with blackboards and nothing to be gained by
> whiteboards. Thoughts anyone?

Chalk dust is hell on electronics.

Mark Atwood | When you do things right, people won't be sure | you've done anything at all.

[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: The fact that so many classrooms are
now also equipped with computers and other electronics may have played
some role in the decision. PAT]

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