Black chalkboards reigned for centuries as an essential feature of the classroom, but after having first appeared on the market in the 1960s, whiteboards were in wide use by the 1990s. These days, whiteboards stand at the front of most classrooms, meeting rooms, and offices. Magnetic whiteboards are especially versatile: store your dry-erase markers and erasers, supply caddies, and subject dividers right on its convenient surface. Look through the selection below to find the best magnetic whiteboard to suit your needs.
1. Officeline Magnetic Dry Erase Board
Officeline’s super-slim, ultra-lightweight magnetic dry erase board comes with a full complement of accessories, including a magnetic whiteboard pen, a magnetic eraser, three magnets, and a kit for mounting. Not only do you get a premium, high clarity, scratch-resistant dry erase board that’s available in sizes ranging from 12 by 18 inches to 36 by 48 inches, but this high-end board is guaranteed not to warp. Stay on top of deadlines, study material, and lecture notes with this lifetime replacement–guaranteed board.
2. JILoffice Large Magnetic White Board
This 60-by-40-inch magnetic dry erase board is great for classroom or office use. The scratch-resistant surface takes easily to dry erase markers, and the board is framed in a sturdy black aluminum border that is scratch-resistant and satin-finished; the rounded corner parts are nylon. Installation is easy with the included kit; mount the whiteboard either vertically or horizontally. The package includes a detachable marker tray, but no markers or magnets. Though this board is an economical choice, be warned that inadequate packaging may result in the it arriving damaged.
3. Arteza Magnetic Whiteboard Set
This whiteboard set comes complete with 2 dry erase lap boards, 16 dry erase markers, 2 magnetic erasers, 4 board magnets, and either magnets or double-sided tape for mounting the board vertically or horizontally. The 16 fine-tipped dry erase markers have magnetic caps to hold them to the board’s surface; there are 2 each of 8 colors. The board measures 11 by 14 inches and is easily portable, and a sleek silver frame and thick padding under the writing surface give it added strength.
4. DexBoard Dry Erase Board
This magnetic whiteboard is perfect for mounting in the office or the classroom. DexBoard offers whiteboards in a variety of sizes—in a range from 48 by 24 inches to 72 by 40—to suit any space. The board offers the convenience of a magnetic surface and a detachable tray to hold markers or erasers as needed. Mount the board vertically or horizontally by means of a sturdy aluminum frame that has ABS plastic housing at the corners to hold the screws. This product is fairly heavy, but substantial padding with Styrofoam assures safe shipment. Owing to the weight, it may require two people to mount the boards in larger sizes.
5. Quartet Glass Whiteboard
Elevate your office or classroom space with this sleek unframed glass dry erase board; it’s available in a wide range of sizes from 24 by 18 inches up to 96 by 48 inches. The board seems to float on the wall, and the nonabsorbent glass allows you to write on the surface without leaving permanent marks or scratches. The steel-backed glass board is magnetic so it’s easy to hang papers or marker caddies with the two included magnets. The pass-through mounting makes it easy to screw the whiteboard into the wall, and it can be mounted vertically or horizontally.