school·​room | \ ˈskül-ˌrüm How to pronounce schoolroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

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Recent Examples on the Web Teachers who had served 25 years, reached the age of 60, were no longer able to continue their duties in the schoolroom, and had no other means of comfortable support received $200 per annum. David Buie,, "Carroll Yesteryears: From one-room schoolhouses to integrated classes, much has changed in 100 years of education," 26 Sep. 2020 Now, families prefer houses with enough room for an office or remote schoolroom, and close-by outdoor recreational amenities. Joanne Cleaver,, "With work and school remote, people are moving into Midwestern vacation homes full-time — and paying top dollar for pandemic-friendly features," 4 Sep. 2020 Cell phone footage too, and sponsored messages, political ads, instant replays on the Jumbotron, doorbell camera clips, and schoolroom lessons given via Zoom. Siva Vaidhyanathan, Wired, "The Dangers of Seeing the World Through Ubiquitous Video," 18 Aug. 2020 Soon, steam from the pressure cookers gathered on the ceiling and fogged the studio windows of this cinder block building, a former schoolroom and occasional garage for the county fire truck. Shane Mitchell, Saveur, "Preserving Tradition: Inside One of Appalachia’s Last Communal Canneries," 21 Feb. 2018 In the 1990s, the schoolroom was replaced with an apartment, and in 2006, the house went into foreclosure. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Susan B. Anthony’s Childhood Home Is Getting Renovated," 30 Jan. 2020 Danto says that Warhol’s work, by disposing of modernism’s assertions that painting should be about the nature of painting, liberated it to go its own way, while the art critics stayed back in the schoolroom, arguing. Joan Acocella, The New Yorker, "Untangling Andy Warhol," 1 June 2020 The mask felt to many like the latest sweeping affront brought by something so small — it’s taken our schoolrooms, our jobs, our handshakes and hugs, and now, half of our very faces. Michael Wilson, New York Times, "At Least New Yorkers Can Still Roll Their Eyes," 17 Apr. 2020 In the 1970s, Coleman’s New York apartment, known as Artists House, was central to the SoHo loft scene, functioning as a makeshift gallery, concert venue, arts residency, and impromptu schoolroom. Julian Lucas, Harper's Magazine, "New Books," 30 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of schoolroom

1752, in the meaning defined above

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30 Sep 2020

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“Schoolroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of schoolroom

: a room where classes meet in a school


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