Apr 8, 2014

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Pysanky Eggs: Free Lesson Plan Downl...

Pysanky Eggs: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Space and Line Art Skills:...

Apr 4, 2014

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The Best Art Teachers on “Teac...

The Best Art Teachers on “Teachers Pay Teachers”

Teachers Pay Teachers is a website that is pretty self explanatory. Teachers...

Mar 27, 2014

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LIVE from NAEA – 2014

LIVE from NAEA – 2014

  Since most of you can’t attend the 2014 NAEA Convention in San...

Mar 27, 2014

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The Top 5 Reasons to Make Student Gr...

The Top 5 Reasons to Make Student Growth Data Visible

If your state is implementing a new student growth model for teacher...

Mar 24, 2014

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See You at NAEA 2014!

See You at NAEA 2014!

      AOE is gearing up for the NAEA (National Art Education...

Mar 20, 2014

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Tips for Sharing Your Art Room with ...

Tips for Sharing Your Art Room with Others

If you are lucky enough to have an art room, chances are you are often sharing...

Mar 14, 2014

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#whatsyourart – Anyone can sin...

#whatsyourart – Anyone can sing a song.

Like this image? See the rest here as we post them.   Some think being...

Mar 14, 2014

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#whatsyourart – Anyone can bui...

#whatsyourart – Anyone can build a house.

Like this image? See the rest here as we post them.   Some think being...

Mar 12, 2014

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What % of Your Day do you Spend Actu...

What % of Your Day do you Spend Actually Teaching Art?

Teaching art is about a lot more than simply ‘teaching...

Mar 10, 2014

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How Gelli Arts Turned the Monoprinti...

How Gelli Arts Turned the Monoprinting World Upside Down

This week we will have a 3 day series (with a giveaway tomorrow!) focused on...

Mar 7, 2014

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Video: Plan Ahead to Ensure the Hall...

Do you feel embarrassed by the poor, bare walls in your school during the...

Mar 5, 2014

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Are You An Art Supply Snob?

Are You An Art Supply Snob?

The first time I heard about Crayola’s “Color Wonder”...

Feb 24, 2014

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7 Surefire Ways to Send Home Artwork...

7 Surefire Ways to Send Home Artwork Safely

Your students make amazing pieces of art. The artwork is displayed beautifully...

Feb 20, 2014

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#whatsyourart – Anyone Can Coo...

#whatsyourart – Anyone Can Cook Dinner

Like this image? See the rest here as we post them.   Some think being...

Feb 20, 2014

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Video: Simple and Beautiful Altered ...

Video: Simple and Beautiful Altered Book Techniques for the Classroom

I LOVE altered books! This is a great project because it allows students to...

Feb 14, 2014

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#whatsyourart – Anyone Can Teach a C...

#whatsyourart – Anyone Can Teach a Class

Like this image? See the rest here as we post them.   Some think being...

Feb 13, 2014

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#whatsyourart – Anyone Can Wri...

#whatsyourart – Anyone Can Write a Speech

Like this image? See the rest here as we post them.   Some think being...

Feb 9, 2014

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2013 Art Ed Blog of the Year –...

2013 Art Ed Blog of the Year – Results Announced!

Two weeks ago we announced the 3rd Annual Art Ed Blog of the Year Contest!...

Feb 7, 2014

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Video: Is Your Paper Cutter A Huge S...

Video: Is Your Paper Cutter A Huge Safety Hazard?

Hazards in the art room exist. From smelly paints to sharp objects, safety...

Feb 6, 2014

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Summer 2014 Course Schedule Released

Summer 2014 Course Schedule Released

Fire up, art teachers, and start planning your Summer Professional...

Feb 6, 2014

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Announcing Two New Summer Classes: A...

Announcing Two New Summer Classes: Advanced iPads and New Art Standards

As you plan for summer (hurry, hurry, summer!) take a moment to see...

Feb 3, 2014

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Finalists Announced and Voting Open!...

Finalists Announced and Voting Open! 2013 Art Ed Blog of the Year

  After pouring through nominations for the 2013 Art Ed Blog of the Year, the...

Feb 3, 2014

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I’m an Art Teacher – and...

I’m an Art Teacher – and Proud of it!

If you had to define our role as art educators in a few short words or images,...

Jan 29, 2014

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The Unexpected “Perks” o...

The Unexpected “Perks” of Being an Art Teacher

It’s really easy to focus on the negatives of teaching art. Large class...