Aug 27, 2014

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An Innovative Way to Keep Track of Y...

An Innovative Way to Keep Track of Your Schedule

Art teacher schedules can get crazy. “You mean I only see the second...

Aug 22, 2014

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3 Creative Ways to Explore Color Mix...

3 Creative Ways to Explore Color Mixing with Students

I’m betting that when it comes to teaching color mixing, 99% of us, myself...

Aug 15, 2014

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Kandinsky Color Study: Free Lesson P...

Kandinsky Color Study: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color Art Skills: Painting,...

Aug 12, 2014

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The Best Way to Store Small Supplies

The Best Way to Store Small Supplies

Many of my most-used supplies are stored right on student work tables. But...

Aug 8, 2014

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50 Ways to Make Art Class a Valued P...

50 Ways to Make Art Class a Valued Part of Your Community

Advocating for the arts doesn’t have to be scary. Although speaking at...

Aug 5, 2014

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Introducing the Newest Members of th...

Introducing the Newest Members of the AOE Writing Team!

Hello AOE readers! Today I’d love to introduce two new members of the...

Jul 31, 2014

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Make Passing Out Supplies a Breeze W...

Make Passing Out Supplies a Breeze With This Simple Tip

As we approach the beginning of the school year, you may be thinking about how...

Jul 28, 2014

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Rocks vs. Sucks: Free Choice

Rocks vs. Sucks: Free Choice

Welcome to the last Rocks vs. Sucks installment for July. We’ve had some...

Jul 24, 2014

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Thiebaud Ice Cream Cones: Free Lesso...

Thiebaud Ice Cream Cones: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape Art...

Jul 21, 2014

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Rocks vs. Sucks: Taking Work Home

Rocks vs. Sucks: Taking Work Home

Welcome to the third installment of Rocks vs. Sucks, the place for you to...

Jul 18, 2014

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You DO Like Answering the Same Quest...

You DO Like Answering the Same Question for the 100th Time

Editor’s Note: In case you missed it, each Friday in July we’re...

Jul 10, 2014

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Illuminated Initials: Free Lesson Pl...

Illuminated Initials: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line Art Skills:...

Jul 8, 2014

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Check Out These Hilarious Museum Cha...

Check Out These Hilarious Museum Challenge Submissions!

To be honest, when we put out our Museum Challenge, we weren’t sure what...

Jul 7, 2014

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Rocks vs. Sucks: Follow-the-Teacher ...

Rocks vs. Sucks: Follow-the-Teacher Lessons

Hey AOE Readers! We’ve noticed something interesting about the art ed world....

Jul 4, 2014

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An Insider Pass to Some Amazing Patr...

An Insider Pass to Some Amazing Patriotic Portraits

Recently, we featured the outstanding resource Google Cultural Institute,...

Jun 27, 2014

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Summer Conference Schedule Released

Summer Conference Schedule Released

The AOE Online Conference is only a few weeks away! Today, we’re...

Jun 19, 2014

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Rainbow Cities: Free Lesson Plan Dow...

Rainbow Cities: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color Art...

Jun 17, 2014

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Great Giveaway: A Must-Read New Reso...

Great Giveaway: A Must-Read New Resource for Artists!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Michelle who said she would...

Jun 16, 2014

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AOE’s Exclusive Interview With...

AOE’s Exclusive Interview With Author Margaret Peot

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read Ian’s review of the new...

Jun 5, 2014

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The Perfect One-Day Lesson

The Perfect One-Day Lesson

Oil Pastel Tie-Dye is a simple, one-day lesson that you can whip out at a...

May 20, 2014

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Find Your Alter Ego with the Orderin...

Find Your Alter Ego with the Ordering Personality Quiz

Today we’re taking you back to your teenage years with a quiz! No, you...

May 15, 2014

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Whimsical Coil Pots: Free Lesson Pla...

Whimsical Coil Pots: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form Art Skills: Basic Clay...

Apr 10, 2014

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How to Teach Culture with Integrity ...

How to Teach Culture with Integrity in the Art Room

It’s so easy as art teachers to get excited about the beautiful art forms of...

Apr 8, 2014

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Great Giveaway: Over $100 Worth of C...

Great Giveaway: Over $100 Worth of Culture Materials for Your Classroom!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Marie E. who said she loves to...