Jan 3, 2013

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Project Based Learning to the Extrem...

Project Based Learning to the Extreme: Part 2

In Project Based Learning Part 1, I talked about how our school structure and...

Jan 2, 2013

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Project Based Learning to the Extrem...

Project Based Learning to the Extreme: Part 1

Perhaps you’ve always envisioned doing a large scale, school-wide...

Dec 14, 2012

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How to Rejuvenate Yourself Over the ...

How to Rejuvenate Yourself Over the Break

Don’t forget to vote for your favorites for Art Ed Blog of the...

Dec 7, 2012

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Do you PLC?

Do you PLC?

Are you the only art teacher in your district? Or do you teach with a few...

Nov 27, 2012

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How to use Google Drive in the Art R...

How to use Google Drive in the Art Room

Even though our subject area is hands on, art teachers still have a lot of...

Nov 21, 2012

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The Benefits of Hosting a Visiting A...

The Benefits of Hosting a Visiting Artist

As art teachers, we love the arts, and see the big picture of what our...

Nov 13, 2012

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How to Organize an Art Club Field Tr...

How to Organize an Art Club Field Trip

Learning about famous artwork has always been interesting to me, but this...

Nov 12, 2012

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5 Steps to Making your Art Club a Su...

5 Steps to Making your Art Club a Success!

Having an Art Club is a great way for students to be involved in art...

Nov 9, 2012

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Using a Facebook Fan Page to Engage ...

Using a Facebook Fan Page to Engage Parents

There are so many ways to promote our student’s art creations with...

Oct 26, 2012

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How to use Google Forms in the Art R...

How to use Google Forms in the Art Room

If you are looking for ways to make your art room digitized and organized in...

Oct 17, 2012

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Connecting the Dots through Internat...

Connecting the Dots through International Dot Day

If you have not read the book by The Dot by Peter Reynolds this is a must...

Oct 9, 2012

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I Presented, and Lived to Tell the T...

I Presented, and Lived to Tell the Tale!

I recently presented at the Iowa-Nebraska Art Conference and it was all about...

Sep 25, 2012

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The “You Matter” Art Pro...

The “You Matter” Art Project

Sometimes it can be difficult to find that perfect project to start your...

Sep 20, 2012

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Use Flickr to Create Digital Portfol...

Use Flickr to Create Digital Portfolios in Minutes

Art teachers are always looking for ways for students to share their...

Sep 14, 2012

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Use Formatting to Create Easy to Rea...

Use Formatting to Create Easy to Read Sub Plans!

Subbing the semester after I graduated (I was a Decemeber grad) gave me a...

Sep 7, 2012

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Partnering with Local Businesses to ...

Partnering with Local Businesses to Display Student Artwork

One great way to showcase your students’ art work is to partner with local...

Aug 27, 2012

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How to Make Stenciled T-Shirts

How to Make Stenciled T-Shirts

Every year my art club students choose what type of t-shirts they would like...

Aug 21, 2012

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Tessellations Revamped for an iPad

Tessellations Revamped for an iPad

Our school last Fall became a 1:1 school with iPads, which means that all...

Aug 9, 2012

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Art Room Digitized & Organized ...

Art Room Digitized & Organized in the Cloud with “Google Drive”

Now that we’ve explored converting your lesson plan book to a digital...

Aug 3, 2012

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The Art Teacher’s Guide to Twi...

The Art Teacher’s Guide to Twitter

Twitter is one of the best resources to connect with other art educators and...

Jul 23, 2012

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5 Ways to Use a Card Catalog System ...

5 Ways to Use a Card Catalog System in Your Art Room

One of my most unique organizational tools is a new card catalog system!  The...

Jul 18, 2012

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#1 Art Teacher to Follow on Pinteres...

#1 Art Teacher to Follow on Pinterest

Art teachers can’t get enough visuals, which is evidenced by the growing...

Jul 9, 2012

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Stay Organized by Making Sample Glaz...

Stay Organized by Making Sample Glaze Tiles

Art teachers are always looking for the next best way to sort our assortment...

Jul 3, 2012

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The Top 5 Ways to Fundraise for Your...

The Top 5 Ways to Fundraise for Your Art Program

    As art teachers, we are always looking for a little extra...