Black(green)board vs Whiteboard

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Black(green)board vs Whiteboard

Postby Sun_2010 » Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:56 am

I am planning to get a big white board or green board for the kids' use . Probably 5' by 3'

They currently use a 2' by 2' and it seems constricting...

Cant decide which is better - white board or green board
KSP experts pls share your experience / advise :pray:

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Postby mrswongtuition » Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:59 am

Depends on the lighting in the room and the angle of the board.

Sometimes whiteboard gives off very strong reflection which causes the child to strain the eyes when looking at the whiteboard.

However, the 'blackboard' available with special flourescent markers are also glossy and highly reflective. :(

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Postby LKVM » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:11 am

Thats interesting topic I too think sometimes which one is better :?
The black board surely gives reflection but then writing is clear whereas green board doesnt give reflection but writing also not so clear :?

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Postby Sun_2010 » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:15 am

mrswongtuition wrote:Depends on the lighting in the room and the angle of the board.

Sometimes whiteboard gives off very strong reflection which causes the child to strain the eyes when looking at the whiteboard.

However, the 'blackboard' available with special flourescent markers are also glossy and highly reflective. :(


Oh, its meant for the child to do by himself.
Ie not someone teaching them per se.

More for discussion, sometimes trying out aloud ,mindmaps, word games
and at times bringing out their artistic talent ( i mean doodling kind)

I would like it to be fixed to the wall, not on rollers...

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Postby peterch » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:18 am

Get the white board but not the glossy one :)

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Postby Sun_2010 » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:23 am

peterch wrote:Get the white board but not the glossy one :)


got types in white board?
didnot know that.

Thanks

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Postby mrswongtuition » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:26 am

peterch wrote:Get the white board but not the glossy one :)


Didn't know that whiteboards can be non-glossy. :D
Can share supplier or where to buy?
I would love it if whiteboards are really non-glossy! Hate the reflection from the light.

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Postby mrswongtuition » Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:27 am

Sun_2010 wrote:
mrswongtuition wrote:Depends on the lighting in the room and the angle of the board.

Sometimes whiteboard gives off very strong reflection which causes the child to strain the eyes when looking at the whiteboard.

However, the 'blackboard' available with special flourescent markers are also glossy and highly reflective. :(


Oh, its meant for the child to do by himself.
Ie not someone teaching them per se.

More for discussion, sometimes trying out aloud ,mindmaps, word games
and at times bringing out their artistic talent ( i mean doodling kind)

I would like it to be fixed to the wall, not on rollers...


In this case, you'll be mounting it a little lower?

Cos I have a whiteboard and I find the problem is mostly the reflection from the sunlight based on how we've mounted it.

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Postby rainrain » Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:24 am

I prefer whiteboard as the chalk will produce dust, thus will make a mess out of my place and make me sneeze like crazy when I'm dusting it??? Experience from my primary school years when i was on duty..

As for reflection from white board, if child is seated in the centre, this will not be a problem right?? Unless it's a class poor child from the extreme end will gana the reflection.

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Postby autumnbronze » Fri Jan 28, 2011 12:40 pm

Hi all,

If you do know of any suppliers, would appreciate it if you could post their details. I am also interested in purchasing one.

MTIA :D :D

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