chalk·​board | \ ˈchȯk-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce chalkboard (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Her home office is hidden by a Zoom background, a digital chalkboard with Atlanta Public Schools’ logo. Sarah Matusek, The Christian Science Monitor, "‘Good morning, sweet girl’: A day in the life of an online teacher," 21 Dec. 2020 Bring your children to the Medina County Arts Council’s Pop-Up Shop at 129 N. Court St. (Medina Centre for Dance Arts building) to choose from a greeting card, chalkboard ornament, Santa mask or pine cone tree craft. Sam Boyer, cleveland, "Entertainers find innovative ways to make music: Whit & Whimsey," 13 Nov. 2020 Just inside the door is a chalkboard with the girls’ assignments. Anthony J. Wallace | Cronkite News, The Salt Lake Tribune, "‘It’s creating a new normal’: A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19," 23 Nov. 2020 Instead, artfully scrawl the evening’s courses on a reusable chalkboard the same way a restaurant might announce its nightly specials. Popular Science, "Gifts to make eating at home feel like dining out," 23 Nov. 2020 His school, a single room with posters of vocabulary and historical figures on the walls and messages still on the chalkboard, sits vacant. MarÍa Verza,, "Pandemic driving children back to work, jeopardizing gains," 15 Oct. 2020 What viewers are likely to remember more than anything else is the sheer nails-on-chalkboard quality of the whole thing. David Faris, TheWeek, "Why Trump's alpha debate strategy will backfire," 30 Sep. 2020 Haentjens is a big fan of this specialty chalkboard paint, even if only used on a portion of a wall. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "25 temporary hacks for sprucing up a rental apartment," 24 Sep. 2020 In Kendall County, one school district is creating a learning space in a courtyard that could have Plexiglas instead of a chalkboard and maybe some handmade benches built by local families. Morgan Greene,, "With the pandemic, parents and educators embrace outdoor preschools. Many hope the move will be permanent.," 25 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of chalkboard

1936, in the meaning defined above

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8 Jan 2021

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“Chalkboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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chalk·​board | \ ˈchȯk-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce chalkboard (audio) \

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