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Why Professional Development is Bett...

Why Professional Development is Better When Done with Friends

Have you ever considered tackling a professional development class with your...

Jan 28, 2016

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The Benefits of Investing in Your Ca...

The Benefits of Investing in Your Career Now

I come from a family of educators; my husband from a family of entrepreneurs....

Dec 31, 2015

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How to Explore Local Museums with an...

How to Explore Local Museums with an Interactive Passport

Today I want to share a simple -yet amazing- idea designed by Tenessee Art...

Dec 17, 2015

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Rewriting Your Curriculum Doesn̵...

Rewriting Your Curriculum Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

I absolutely love a good curriculum review! To me, there is something...

Nov 9, 2015

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3 Tips to Rejuvenate Your Art Room f...

3 Tips to Rejuvenate Your Art Room for 2016

Winter break is just around the corner, and if you are anything like your...

Oct 28, 2015

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7 Amazing Downloadable Resources for...

7 Amazing Downloadable Resources for Your Art Room!

As an art teacher, your time is a valuable commodity. There is always so much...

Oct 8, 2015

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3 Ways to Help Staff and Students Se...

3 Ways to Help Staff and Students See The Value of The Artistic Process

The release of the AOE Studio Classes and their focus on hands-on learning...

Feb 14, 2014

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Easily Create Common Core Connection...

Easily Create Common Core Connections with the Ultimate Tunnel Book Resource Guide

Sculpture projects don’t have to involve expensive or hard to find...

Jan 13, 2014

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4 Amazing Sketchbook Resources For Y...

4 Amazing Sketchbook Resources For You and Your Classroom

Is there something keeping you from implementing sketchbooks in your art room...

Dec 31, 2013

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Need a Fresh Idea for a Visiting Art...

Need a Fresh Idea for a Visiting Artist?  Check out Tiny Circus!

A few months ago I attended the regional Art Education Conference in Iowa,...

Dec 10, 2013

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Top 4 Do-It-Yourself Adaptations for...

Top 4 Do-It-Yourself Adaptations for the Art Room

The market for specialized equipment aimed at helping students that require...

Nov 11, 2013

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5 Secrets for Managing the Mess of P...

5 Secrets for Managing the Mess of Printmaking

Are you interested in printmaking but fearful of the mess?  Does the thought...

Oct 3, 2013

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The Plight of the Automatic Paper To...

The Plight of the Automatic Paper Towel Dispenser

Has your art room been infected? If it has, you know the symptoms:  the red...

Sep 11, 2013

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Using Artsonia Artist Statements to ...

Using Artsonia Artist Statements to Promote Literacy in the Art Room

Are you looking for a new way to assess students in the art room, implement...

Aug 12, 2013

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A Colorful Way to Get to Know Your S...

A Colorful Way to Get to Know Your Students

The beginning of the year is chock full of excitement.  There are new school...

Jul 25, 2013

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Cut Paper Circus: Free Lesson Plan D...

Cut Paper Circus: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Jul 16, 2013

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Developing Empathy in the Art Room

Developing Empathy in the Art Room

The 2012-2013 school year was littered with unfortunate events.  Incidents...

Jul 11, 2013

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Let’s Debate: Assessment Ancho...

Let’s Debate: Assessment Anchors

In a recent Assessment in Art Education class, we had a wonderful debate...

Jul 8, 2013

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A New Twist on Arts Integration

A New Twist on Arts Integration

Collaborating with other teachers and bringing core curriculum into the art...

Jun 26, 2013

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Budget Friendly Fiber Arts for Your ...

Budget Friendly Fiber Arts for Your Classroom

I enjoy fiber arts personally.  My grandmother taught me how to knit and...

Jun 17, 2013

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3 Keys to Building Lasting Relations...

3 Keys to Building Lasting Relationships with Teaching Associates

If you work with special education students, you have probably experienced a...

May 31, 2013

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Watercolor Flower Bouquets: Free Les...

Watercolor Flower Bouquets: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: PreK-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Shape,...

May 29, 2013

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Will You Flip for “Flipped Tea...

Will You Flip for “Flipped Teaching?”

Flipped Teaching (also known as reverse instruction or the inverted...

May 24, 2013

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Using Chalk to Create Vibrant Wax Re...

Using Chalk to Create Vibrant Wax Resist Paintings

I love to teach and use wax-resist painting in the art room.  From crayons to...