Overhead Projectors

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  1. peridotylayne

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    I don't have a rolling cart to put my projector on. Last year I taught from my horseshoe table.. but that's just WAY too big and I know I'll be extremely unorganized if I do the same this year. I could use my team teacher's extra rolling cart but it's really high and I'm afraid it'll be too high for the kids to see over. Anyone teach off of something else that's unconventional that I haven't thought of yet?
     
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    I used a kids desk :) I thought it worked really well for me :)
     
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    By the way, happy birthday :)
     
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    I liked to use a really low tv table or something that was only about 2 feet tall. I had a pretty low stool to sit on as I used the overhead. The kids never had a problem seeing over it.
     
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    I put it on a table that is on the side of my room. So, I project off to the side but the students never complain (unless it is because sometihng has small font).
     
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    I have an old, rectangular end table (think 1960s) that has an upper shelf over the main part of the table. The upper shelf is the perfect size for the overhead and my basket of overhead manipulatives fits on the low section. There is room for a basket of pens under the overhead, along with the extra transparencies and my drying book for the wet/freshly washed transparencies.

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    What about off of a stool?
     
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    That is really, really cool, GoldenPoppy.

    What about a small, two drawer file cabinet? You could put your transparencies inside the drawers? That's what one of my old collegues did. She loved it.
     
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    I would use a unused desk.

    BTW: HAPPY BDAY!
     
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    That's really cool! I wonder where I can find me one of those :lol:
     
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    Thanks!

    Thanks for all the suggestions.. and the birthday wishes :D
     
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    It was a garage sale special. I also got an old wire rack for holding 45rpm records that I use for my overhead files. That stays under the table.
     
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    I also use a kids desk. I keep my transparencies inside and overhead markers inside.
     
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    I use a student desk and a cart to house all my media equipment including the overhead. I was thinking of replacing the cart with an old tv table I already have taking space at home. This year I am keeping the equipment in a stationary location with the cord secured with one of those black cord "things" for the floor (sorry, loss of words). I think it will run smoother for me that way.
     

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