Japan’s Fascinating Blackboard Art Trend

While most students can’t leave the class quick enough once the final bell rings, some art students in Japan stick around and pour their creativity into stunning blackboard artworks. Continue reading »

Having No Computer, This Teacher From Ghana Would Teach Microsoft Word To Students On A Blackboard

A teacher who resorted to using a chalkboard in his computer studies class – because his school in Ghana had no working PCs – has been given a star treatment at an international educators’ conference hosted by Microsoft in Singapore. Richard Appiah Akoto, 33, became a social media sensation after he posted pictures of himself painstakingly sketching out a mock-up of a Microsoft Word screen in colored chalk on his classroom blackboard so his students could learn digital skills even without devices. Continue reading »

This Japanese Professor Draws Incredible Pictures On Chalkboard

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Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, is a Japanese art teacher who likes to reproduce the masterpieces of painting on his blackboard, as the Guernica by Pablo Picasso, The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci or The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. A new example of Kokuban Art, the drawing on blackboard which has become a phenomenon in Japan. Here: The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai Continue reading »

Haunting 100-Year-Old Chalkboard Drawings Discovered In Oklahoma School

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Emerson High School in Oklahoma City was the site of an amazing discovery last week when contractors renovating the school found several 100-year-old chalkboards hidden in the walls. The chalkboards, dating back to 1917, haven’t been touched for almost a century, and perfectly preserve the work of students and teachers from that era. Continue reading »

A Skilled Artist Uses His Classroom Chalkboard as a Constant Canvas

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The students in this classroom get treated to changing weekly artworks drawn in chalk and it definitely brightens up their otherwise dreary school days. Continue reading »