Last Updated on February 20, 2020 by Ecorf
Teachers are an inspiration to everybody out there. From the kids in the Grade School through High School students to every other member of the society, teachers help to inspire them all. The job of a teacher is challenging, but tools like bulletin board borders can make the entire affair as easy as making a cup of coffee. Bulletin board borders are reusable boards that can be used to add visual elements to the classroom. They are also a fun way to make students learn faster.
So, as a teacher, how can you integrate this into the conventional classroom setting? It doesn’t matter if you haven’t tried your hands on any before. You can Do-It-Yourself (DIY). That is why you should read further to discover how you can make your own bulletin board borders to reinvent your traditional classroom setting.
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Motivational Bulletin Board
Students are coming back for the new academic calendar, and you’re looking for the best way to welcome them back to the classroom. Look no farther than creating a motivational bulletin board. From the picture we have here, you can take the cue to spread out the traits you expect of your students in that academic year. Believe us; it would work like magic!
Also, ensure that the background is either black or any other color that accentuates the different cardboard papers that reflect the traits you expect of your students. That way, the words would stick out and make the needed impression.
Scrunchy Bulletin Board Borders
Undoubtedly, bulletin board borders are one of the most natural things you can do. However, some are easier than the others are. Therefore, you can find the one we have here easier to complete in real-time.
You need to get your tissues ready to make the borders. Then, you can add some thick paper and some fabrics to make the background. Spray paint would be needed to paint the background black, while you infuse green materials into the borders to create an elegant look.
Flowers Blackboard Décor
It takes students with a higher Intellectual Quotient (IQ) to decipher the trick behind this concept. You need to do your homework well to pull off this stunt; otherwise, you may not get something close to this.
So, you would start by choosing a suitable blackboard that is expansive enough to accommodate the bulletin board borders you want to make. You can then spray-paint the background black while adding some leafy artistry by the sides. Finish the job with floral decors at the top.
In the end, you can then encourage your students to stick their works to the center of the board.
Audio Reviews/iMovie Trailers Bulletin Board
Discovering how to make your own bulletin board borders empowers you to invent any classroom decoration that comes to your mind. Likewise, you can also add more shades of entertainment by creating movies and audio reviews on the board.
The rule here is to get a full bulletin board, add ribbon borders with highlights, and create iMovie/iPod pictorial charts all around the board. You may want to allocate different spaces to your students, which allows them to add pictures of their favorite tracks, artists, or movies on the board.
Are you looking for a way to get your students excited for each of them at school? You could be on your way to becoming one of the most creative and inspiration-giving teachers in your school when you take a cue from the Scrabble Wall bulletin board borders.
It does not only add more glamour to the classroom but also has an interactive undertone. The board allows students to pick a letter each morning they come to school. You can then instruct them to choose other letters to make a word.
Brain-Based Vocabulary Activities
Teaching wouldn’t be hard when you can make your own bulletin board borders using the Inspiration In A Box technique, as we have here. It is a brain-based vocabulary activity that promises to stimulate your students’ creativity and retention without hassles.
From the look of things, you need to map out a section of the classroom where you would build the bulletin board. Instead of the conventional board format, you can paint the background, after which you would place a rail atop. From the rail hang different boxes, each with pictorial or written words stuck to the boxes. The idea is to give students somewhere to go to for a recap when they seem to have forgotten something.
Growth Mindset Bulletin Board
Everybody wants to be associated with success, but nobody wants to be tagged a “failure.” Yet, we fail to realize that many famous and successful in society today once hit “rock bottom,” and were at the verge of giving up.
Hence, you can make the Growth Mindset Bulletin Board to help your students understand that life is hard, and people tend to fail at intervals. However, it is what they did after the failure that determines if they would emerge victoriously or remain failures for life.
So, pick out some of the most famous quotes on failure and paste them on the board. To inspire creativity, you can also instruct your students to get their own collections of failure quotes or create one.
Grams of Interest
Social media is now the order of the order. It now has millions of people using it, with youngsters/teenagers being among the most significant populace. Instead of allowing your students to get caught up in the “adult world” on the social media space (especially on Instagram), you can choose to do something creative by setting up an Instagram-like bulletin board.
The rule of thumb here is to gather the educational themes that made the rounds on Instagram within the week and use the same to build a pictorial chart to spike your students’ interests in settling for educating content on social media.
Make Your Own Bulletin Board Borders
Bulletin boards aren’t an arduous task. Now, teachers are exploring ways to do them by themselves. That does not only save costs but also empowers them to choose the contents that would appeal to the students.
We believe you now have a clue on how to make your own bulletin board borders. So, let us know your thoughts about the ideas, using the comment section. You can also share the post for other teachers to learn as you did.