Dec 4, 2014

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Winter Birch Trees: Free Lesson Plan...

Winter Birch Trees: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Dec 1, 2014

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10 Ways to Artistically Give Back th...

10 Ways to Artistically Give Back this Season

Whether or not you celebrate a specific holiday during the winter months,...

Nov 28, 2014

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Become a Classroom Management Ninja ...

Become a Classroom Management Ninja with ClassDojo

ClassDojo has the potential to revolutionize your classroom. I’ve said...

Nov 17, 2014

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AOE’s UPDATED Ultimate Guide t...

AOE’s UPDATED Ultimate Guide to Art Fundraisers

    It seems like art teachers’ budgets are cut more and more...

Nov 14, 2014

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Piktochart: A Cool Tool to Keep Your...

Piktochart: A Cool Tool to Keep Your Art Room Running Smoothy

Cleaning up in the art room is inevitable. It doesn’t matter if you teach...

Oct 30, 2014

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How to Make a Chalk Pastel Gradient

How to Make a Chalk Pastel Gradient

It seems like chalk pastel projects are either hit or miss. If you can teach...

Oct 16, 2014

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Pop Art Pets: Free Lesson Plan Downl...

Pop Art Pets: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Value,...

Oct 15, 2014

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Help Make History by Participating i...

Help Make History by Participating in Everyartist Live!

    AOE readers, have you heard the news!? An event called...

Oct 8, 2014

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3 Amazing Web Resources for Teachers...

3 Amazing Web Resources for Teachers on a Cart

As art teachers, we know that sometimes it’s tricky to feel like we belong...

Oct 1, 2014

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Glitter Without the Mess!

Glitter Without the Mess!

Glitter. Is there any art supply more divisive among art teachers? Whether...

Sep 23, 2014

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Great Giveaway: Creative Drawing Boo...

Great Giveaway: Creative Drawing Books for Your Classroom!

Today we have a fantastic giveaway for you! After reading Alecia’s article...

Sep 12, 2014

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How to Do Paper Maché with Kindergar...

How to Do Paper Maché with Kindergarten

Paper maché with young students can quickly become a living nightmare in the...

Sep 8, 2014

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The Secret to Getting Out the Door W...

The Secret to Getting Out the Door When the School Day Ends

Editor’s Note: As you know, the beginning of the school year can get...

Sep 4, 2014

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3 Ways to Take Your Hallway Displays...

3 Ways to Take Your Hallway Displays to the Next Level

I have sort of a love-hate relationship with hallway displays. Yes, I...

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...