blackboard blackboard  /b ˈlæk ˌbɔrd/


  • (n) sheet of slate; for writing with chalk


  1. What he wrote on the blackboard was erased and nobody had copied it down.
  2. She is learning to read today's lesson, which the teacher has written out on a makeshift blackboard propped up on a wobbly easel.
  3. A girl erases a blackboard.


  1. Snead State Community College: Smith awarded for innovation

    Biology Instructor Dustin Smith was named a winner of a Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Course Program, which honors members of the community who design and develop exciting and innovative cou
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Sand Mountain Reporter

  2. June 30: Blackboard Ends as Canvas Migration Completes

    Eastern Washington University is in the final stages of migrating from Blackboard to Canvas and we are down to the last month of life for Blackboard. Please complete the download of all materials that you wish to save and/or transfer to Canvas by June 30, 2013, when access to EWU’s Blackboard server will be turned [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Easterner

  3. Rock the Block highlights art community in Warehouse District

    Kids play with chalk on a blackboard at Rock the Block, an event to showcase ongoing development in Peoria's Warehouse District, on Sunday near May Street in downtown Peoria.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star


  1. "The essence of Bill Walsh was that he was an extraordinary teacher," NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said. "If you gave him a blackboard and a piece of chalk, he would become a whirlwind of wisdom."
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: ESPN

  2. "I listed the positions of the parties on a blackboard and suggested a path that was a compromise," Granholm said in an affidavit.
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Jennifer Granholm Source: FOXNews

  3. "We can play better than we played tonight but we didn't play poorly, that's for sure," Golden State coach Don Nelson said. "The Jazz won the game. It was a good win for them and we'll have to go back to the blackboard and reassess what we...
    on May 7, 2007 By: Don Nelson Source: USA Today

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