Jan 12, 2016

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AOE Winter Conference Schedule Relea...

AOE Winter Conference Schedule Released: Plan Your Day!

The AOE Winter 2016 Online Conference is only a few weeks away! Review the...

Jan 7, 2016

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Faith Ringgold Has a Special Message...

Faith Ringgold Has a Special Message for YOU!

I recently had the amazing opportunity to sit down and speak with artist Faith...

Jan 6, 2016

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Spring Course Schedule Open! Every C...

Spring Course Schedule Open! Every Class. Every Month.

If you are someone that likes to plan, the start of the new year likely...

Dec 31, 2015

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Don’t Forget This Important Cr...

Don’t Forget This Important Cross-Curricular Connection!

We all know that kids don’t get enough art, but have you ever thought...

Dec 9, 2015

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8 Distractions Every Art Teacher Sho...

8 Distractions Every Art Teacher Should Avoid

According to a recent study at the University of California, Irvine, it takes...

Dec 1, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 18: “Painted Paper...

AOE LIVE: Episode 18: “Painted Paper, Presentations, and Pedagogy” with Laura Lohmann

  Check out AOE Live’s final episode as the guys talk to Laura...

Dec 1, 2015

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How to Homeschool Your Kids with a F...

How to Homeschool Your Kids with a Full-Time Job

As a teacher, you know your energy can be swallowed up by other people’s...

Nov 30, 2015

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Double Your Classroom Library Withou...

Double Your Classroom Library Without Spending a Dime

Most art teachers are not only art supply hoarders but art book hoarders, too....

Nov 17, 2015

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3 Projects Every Art Teacher Tries O...

3 Projects Every Art Teacher Tries Once

We’ve all seen these cliché art lessons–the lessons you...

Nov 12, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 17: “How to Organi...

AOE LIVE: Episode 17: “How to Organize a Party for 4,000 Art Teachers” with NAEA Convention Coordinator Bob Reeker

  Andrew and Tim had a chance to chat with Bob Reeker, the Coordinator...

Nov 5, 2015

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New Online Studio Drawing Class Anno...

New Online Studio Drawing Class Announced!

Since the release of AOE’s first two online Studio Classes, Printmaking...

Nov 2, 2015

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How to Decide Which Type of Master&#...

How to Decide Which Type of Master’s Degree Is Right for You

    I never questioned whether I would get my master’s...

Oct 29, 2015

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Use Motivational Raffles to Add Enri...

Use Motivational Raffles to Add Enrichment to Art Lessons

If you teach elementary or middle school, you are probably well aware of free...

Oct 29, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 16: “The Alchemy o...

AOE LIVE: Episode 16: “The Alchemy of Art: Inspiration and Making Meaning” with Addie Hirschten

  Addie Hirschten, author of The Alchemy of Art, appeared on the show to...

Oct 23, 2015

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Keep Portfolios Secure with One Simp...

Keep Portfolios Secure with One Simple Trick

There are so many ways to send physical portfolios home. Each method has its...

Oct 18, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 15: “Growing Your ...

AOE LIVE: Episode 15: “Growing Your PLN, One Chat at a Time” with Laura and Matt Grundler

  Matt and Laura Grundler, the team behind Twitter’s incredible...

Oct 18, 2015

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How to Craft the Perfect Recess Surv...

How to Craft the Perfect Recess Survival Kit

If you live in a cooler climate, you may already notice the temps dipping. If...

Sep 29, 2015

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4 Skills Art Students SHOULD Know bu...

4 Skills Art Students SHOULD Know but Often Don’t

It always amazed me when 4th-graders would walk into my room for a weaving...

Sep 28, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 14: “Turning...

AOE LIVE: Episode 14: “Turning Small Projects into Big Movements” with Nic Hahn

  Art Teaching Superstar Nic Hahn, an elementary teacher from Minnesota,...

Sep 21, 2015

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3 Lessons to Revisit From Your Colle...

3 Lessons to Revisit From Your College Years

On a recent trip, I had the chance to tour the art department of a local...

Sep 15, 2015

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How to Have More Meaningful Student ...

How to Have More Meaningful Student Conversations Starting Today!

Has this ever happened to you? You’re speeding through another art...

Sep 11, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 13: “Taming ...

AOE LIVE: Episode 13: “Taming the Grading Game” with Sarah Dougherty

  Sarah Dougherty, Visual Arts Curriculum Coordinator and Turnaround...

Sep 11, 2015

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5 Ways to Keep Your Batteries Charge...

5 Ways to Keep Your Batteries Charged All Week Long

When I heard about the new book titled Are you Fully Charged? by author Tom...

Sep 10, 2015

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Introducing: AOE Studio Classes!

Introducing: AOE Studio Classes!

    If you’re like most art teachers, you probably sat in...