Poll: Who cleans the dry wipe whiteboards in classrooms?

+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 29
General Chat Thread, Cleaning whiteboards in General; Who cleans the normal dry wipe boards...
  1. #1

    plexer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    12,989
    Thank Post
    590
    Thanked 1,497 Times in 1,343 Posts
    Rep Power
    398

    Cleaning whiteboards

    Who cleans the normal dry wipe boards

  2. #2

    X-13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    /dev/null
    Posts
    8,010
    Thank Post
    508
    Thanked 1,591 Times in 1,122 Posts
    Blog Entries
    19
    Rep Power
    700
    I'm not sure who does it here, but it's usually done straight after I've written something I need to remember on there.

  3. #3
    smithson83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    86
    Thank Post
    5
    Thanked 14 Times in 14 Posts
    Rep Power
    15
    Clean.....??????????????, Im sorry what, I dont understand

  4. #4

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,402
    Thank Post
    797
    Thanked 1,591 Times in 1,394 Posts
    Blog Entries
    10
    Rep Power
    428
    Quote Originally Posted by smithson83 View Post
    Clean.....??????????????, Im sorry what, I dont understand
    Well clean. They get drity from fingers, (especially smartboards) dust etc

  5. #5

    sonofsanta's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Lincolnshire, UK
    Posts
    4,468
    Thank Post
    750
    Thanked 1,211 Times in 853 Posts
    Blog Entries
    45
    Rep Power
    534
    Better be teachers. I'm guessing you've been roped into this though :P

    On a related note, for those of you who come across a similar situation, ethanol cleans dry wipe marker off a Smartboard, which is lucky for one exam invigilator here.

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    leicester
    Posts
    673
    Thank Post
    67
    Thanked 160 Times in 138 Posts
    Rep Power
    50
    IT staff, only when permanent pen (where did it come from?!?!) has been used instead of a proper whiteboard pen.

  7. #7
    mole's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Teignmouth
    Posts
    361
    Thank Post
    109
    Thanked 38 Times in 37 Posts
    Rep Power
    23
    Whoever writes on them

  8. #8

    plexer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    12,989
    Thank Post
    590
    Thanked 1,497 Times in 1,343 Posts
    Rep Power
    398
    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    Better be teachers. I'm guessing you've been roped into this though :P

    On a related note, for those of you who come across a similar situation, ethanol cleans dry wipe marker off a Smartboard, which is lucky for one exam invigilator here.
    No I haven't been but our site manager and his caretaking staff have.

    The danger of anyone other than the teacher responsible cleaning them is that they could have pre-prepared stuff on it and then the cleaners or whoever come along and clean it all off before the next day as has happened in the past.

    Ben

  9. #9
    MaceZ4's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Lots of different places...
    Posts
    129
    Thank Post
    12
    Thanked 12 Times in 8 Posts
    Rep Power
    9
    I did take to printing out labels that couldn't be pealed off with "DO NOT WRITE ON THIS BOARD" written on and stuck them to the tops of all the IWBs in the school...
    They got the hint when I'd taken to hiding their marker pens... or gutting the ones that they thought they'd hidden well from me..!

  10. #10

    plexer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    12,989
    Thank Post
    590
    Thanked 1,497 Times in 1,343 Posts
    Rep Power
    398
    Thanks for all the replies guys can I just point out though that I am referring to standard whiteboards i.e dry wipe boards and not IWB's

    Thanks.

    Ben

  11. #11
    arwen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Dundee
    Posts
    245
    Thank Post
    4
    Thanked 43 Times in 34 Posts
    Rep Power
    45
    Teachers clean them here, when they need it. We sometimes get phonecalls from the primarys asking how to clean them :-/

  12. #12
    MaceZ4's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Lots of different places...
    Posts
    129
    Thank Post
    12
    Thanked 12 Times in 8 Posts
    Rep Power
    9
    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Thanks for all the replies guys can I just point out though that I am referring to standard whiteboards i.e dry wipe boards and not IWB's

    Thanks.

    Ben
    In that case.... I don't even look at those boards... couldn't tell you..!

  13. #13

    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ilford, Essex
    Posts
    8
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    A company called classmate.

    www.classmate-uk.com sell a whiteboard cleaner which is solvent free and reconditions whiteboards and drywipe surfaces.

  14. #14

    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ilford, Essex
    Posts
    8
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Classmate Whiteboard Kit : WHITEBOARD MARKERS : Stationery : Primary School : Welcome to NES Arnold

    this is the correct link look like they have been taken over since my last order.

  15. #15

    Sylv3r's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Co. Durham
    Posts
    3,151
    Thank Post
    369
    Thanked 365 Times in 323 Posts
    Rep Power
    145
    The teachers wipe them to write on the board on a daily basis, but they don't ever come out brilliant white. I think the cleaners give them a quick clean during the summer holidays, but it doesn't take look before they look black again once we return in September.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. interactive whiteboards
    By passport in forum International Visitor Chat
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 25th February 2011, 12:01 PM
  2. Eno Whiteboards
    By ricki in forum AV and Multimedia Related
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 21st March 2010, 05:54 PM
  3. Interactive Whiteboards
    By Sunderwood in forum How do you do....it?
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 2nd July 2008, 09:48 AM
  4. Presenta Whiteboards
    By steve_nfi in forum Virtual Learning Platforms
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 2nd January 2008, 11:38 AM
  5. Interactive whiteboards
    By Mario in forum General Chat
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: 13th November 2006, 05:00 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •