Jan 24, 2016

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Blog of the Year Winners Announced!

Blog of the Year Winners Announced!

    The official 2015 Blog of the Year results have now been...

Jan 19, 2016

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2015 Blog of the Year Voting is Now ...

2015 Blog of the Year Voting is Now Open!

    Blog of the year voting is now open! Click here to learn about...

Jan 10, 2016

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Announcing the 2015 Art Ed Blog of t...

Announcing the 2015 Art Ed Blog of the Year Contest!

Today’s the day! The 5th Annual Art Ed Blog of the Year Contest starts...

Dec 21, 2015

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10 Amazing, Free Tools to Revive the...

10 Amazing, Free Tools to Revive the Lost Art of Handwriting

With so much testing pressure in schools these days, there’s always...

Dec 10, 2015

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A Simple Trick for a Better Work Day

A Simple Trick for a Better Work Day

As art teachers, we have so many responsibilities to fit into our days besides...

Nov 24, 2015

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A Surprising, In-Depth Look at the R...

A Surprising, In-Depth Look at the Reggio Approach

    Picture this: 8 art students walk into an art room filled to...

Nov 6, 2015

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21 Surprising Supplies You Didn̵...

21 Surprising Supplies You Didn’t Know You Needed

When it comes to ordering supplies, most of us pull out our trusty art ed...

Nov 3, 2015

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13 Winter Lessons with Substance

13 Winter Lessons with Substance

For most of us, December brings cooler temps and the craziness of the holiday...

Oct 22, 2015

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AOE 2016 Winter Conference: Registra...

AOE 2016 Winter Conference: Registration is Open!

    Hey AOE Readers! It’s that time again! We just launched...

Oct 22, 2015

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4 Ways to Foster Authentic Collabora...

4 Ways to Foster Authentic Collaboration in the Art Room

    When we talk about collaboration in the art room, many...

Oct 14, 2015

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Strengthen Your Students’ Crit...

Strengthen Your Students’ Critical Thinking Skills by Playing Art Detective

We all know that Critical Thinking is a vital 21st Century Skill for our...

Oct 3, 2015

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Why You Need to Embrace the Corner S...

Why You Need to Embrace the Corner Sun

Art Teachers everywhere are tired of seeing them. You know what I’m talking...

Oct 1, 2015

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10 Books You Need to Add to Your Rea...

10 Books You Need to Add to Your Reading List Right Now

As an art teacher, finding extra time to do, well, just about anything can...

Sep 23, 2015

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How to Make Art No Matter How Busy Y...

How to Make Art No Matter How Busy You Are

As art teachers, we extoll the virtues of making art to anyone that will...

Sep 22, 2015

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Have You Seen This Flipped Pinterest...

Have You Seen This Flipped Pinterest Board?

As art teachers, many of us are visual learners. When trying to remember...

Sep 1, 2015

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Golden Mosaic Suns: Free Lesson Plan...

Golden Mosaic Suns: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Aug 25, 2015

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21 Media Resources to Use in Your El...

21 Media Resources to Use in Your Elementary or Middle School Art Room

Weeding through art catalogs and the web to find quality media for your...

Aug 19, 2015

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Fall Photography: Free Lesson Plan D...

Fall Photography: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Space and Color Art...

Aug 3, 2015

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5 Insider Tips for Earning More Mone...

5 Insider Tips for Earning More Money with Your Fundraiser

    Fundraising is a great way to raise money and advocate for your...

Jul 31, 2015

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6 Important Pieces of Advice for Ent...

6 Important Pieces of Advice for Entering a New Teaching Position

While summer vacation brings relaxation for many art teachers, for others, it...

Jul 28, 2015

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The Perfect Activity to Start Your S...

The Perfect Activity to Start Your School Year

    “You must pass on enough knowledge, information and access to...

Jul 17, 2015

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AOE Summer 2015 Online Conference Re...

AOE Summer 2015 Online Conference Recap

  Another conference is in the books! On Thursday, July 16th, the live...

Jul 13, 2015

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Great Giveaway: DIY Tote Stenciling ...

Great Giveaway: DIY Tote Stenciling Kit!

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to Shannon who did a DIY sculpture...

Jul 13, 2015

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An Easy Way to Teach Your Students A...

An Easy Way to Teach Your Students About Positive and Negative Space

There are some concepts we teach in the art room that seem trickier than...