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Topic: yellow calculators
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Re: yellow calculators
Posted: Apr 10, 2013 7:27 PM
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If students are checking these out, then they should treat the calculators more responsibility. My students are putting colorful duct tape around the edges of their calculators. It seems to be lasting but they put it on, not the school.

On Apr 10, 2013, at 6:34 PM, Grayson, Brian wrote:

> I buy a paint marker (gold or silver) and go around the outer edge of the screen. It?s pretty visible and takes just a few seconds to do.
> From: [] On Behalf Of Meg Clemens
> Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:43 PM
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> Subject: yellow calculators
> We are replacing some classroom EX-Spot TI-84s and want to convert the current classroom yellow calculators into student calculators (students check them out of the LRC). I am looking for ideas of how to mark up/disguise the EZ-Spot calculators so they will be easily identifiable as student use calculators, not classroom only use.
> A long time ago, I spray painted covers of black TI-83s so they could be easily identified as school property. Unfortunately, it didn?t take long for students to scratch the paint (sometimes w/ bad words, imagine that) so that the calculators looked awful. I?m looking for alternatives. Any ideas?
> Meg Clemens
> Canton NY

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