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

Editor’s Note: This week, we will be exploring the theme of sketchbooks....

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

Editor’s Note: Welcome to AOE’s official Back-to-School Week! Each...

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...

May 14, 2013

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5 End-of-the-Year Rituals Revealed

5 End-of-the-Year Rituals Revealed

It’s that time of year again.  Spring is here, students are bouncing...

May 10, 2013

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A Creative Way for Students to Leave...

A Creative Way for Students to Leave Their Mark!

As an elementary art teacher, I find Spring to be bittersweet.  I am ready to...

Apr 10, 2013

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How to Handle a Teaching Observation...

How to Handle a Teaching Observation that Goes Terribly Wrong

I have had two teaching observations that have taken a turn for the worst...

Apr 5, 2013

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Pastel Landscape: Free Lesson Plan D...

Pastel Landscape: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Apr 4, 2013

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5 Ways to Support Autism Awareness M...

5 Ways to Support Autism Awareness Month in April

The Center for Disease Control now reports that 1 in 88 children will be...

Mar 27, 2013

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What is Your Parent-Teacher Conferen...

What is Your Parent-Teacher Conference Style?

It’s that time of year again.  Spring is just around the corner.  We...

Mar 20, 2013

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8 Ways to Collect Data in the Art Ro...

8 Ways to Collect Data in the Art Room

Data!  Data!  Data!  That word is everywhere these days!  Administrators...