Jun 10, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 8: “A Bluepr...

AOE LIVE: Episode 8: “A Blueprint for STEAM Education” with Cassidy Reinken

  Cassidy Reinken stopped by the show tonight to talk about making art a...

Jun 10, 2015

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Collaborative Wire Mobiles with Twis...

Collaborative Wire Mobiles with Twisteez Wire: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Shape, and Form Art...

Jun 9, 2015

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How to Stand up For Yourself When Re...

How to Stand up For Yourself When Respect Seems like an Uphill Battle

I’ll never forget the first time I had to stand up for myself at work. Our...

Jun 3, 2015

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5 Things to Consider When Setting up...

5 Things to Consider When Setting up Your Art Room

Setting up the art room is one of my favorite parts of starting a new school...

Jun 1, 2015

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Symmetrical Paper Masks: Free Lesson...

Symmetrical Paper Masks: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape and Form Art Skills:...

May 29, 2015

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Learn from John Post, Laura Lohman a...

Learn from John Post, Laura Lohman and Molly Wiste at the AOE Summer Conference

Three new presentations were just announced for the AOE Summer 2015 Online...

May 28, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 7: “Finding ...

AOE LIVE: Episode 7: “Finding Your Sweet Spot at Home and at Work” with AOE Founder Jessica Balsley

  Tim and Andrew were joined by founder of AOE, Jessica Balsley, as they...

May 24, 2015

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Learn to Say No! The One Question to...

Learn to Say No! The One Question to Ask Yourself When Making Any Decision

Every time you have to decide whether or not you will take on a task or...

May 21, 2015

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Don’t Buy The Starving Artist ...

Don’t Buy The Starving Artist Syndrome: A Message to Every Creative Young Person

“Art is hard.” “You can’t make money in the...

May 18, 2015

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Never Run Out of Supplies Again! Ali...

Never Run Out of Supplies Again! Align Your Supply Order with Your Curriculum

We’ve all been there. You are sitting in the middle of a glaze project and...

May 14, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 6: “Let Your Stude...

AOE LIVE: Episode 6: “Let Your Students ‘Run the Show': Amazing Art Show Tips” with Kristin Stephens

  Incredible art teacher Kristin Stephens shared with the guys her...

May 13, 2015

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Debunking the 2 Most Common Myths Ab...

Debunking the 2 Most Common Myths About Flipped Teaching

Think you have too many obstacles to overcome in order to flip your classroom?...

May 12, 2015

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5 Ways to Cope with Feeling Overwhel...

5 Ways to Cope with Feeling Overwhelmed

Talk to any educator and you often hear the word overwhelmed. Why? Put...

May 7, 2015

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3 Key Lessons I’ve Learned Fro...

3 Key Lessons I’ve Learned From My Students

Editor’s Note: This article was written by one of our talented...

May 4, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 5: “3 Keys t...

AOE LIVE: Episode 5: “3 Keys to Take Your Teaching to the Next Level” with the excellent Mr. E

  Ted Edinger of “Art With Mr. E” fame stops by the show to...

May 4, 2015

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Get Your Students to Listen with the...

Get Your Students to Listen with the “When-Then’ Technique

By the end of the year, students are immune to the sound of your voice....

Apr 28, 2015

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Why Ordering Paintbrushes with Plast...

Why Ordering Paintbrushes with Plastic Handles is a Smart Idea

I’ve personally had bad luck with wooden-handled paintbrushes. I have...

Apr 28, 2015

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6 Secrets to Affording Professional ...

6 Secrets to Affording Professional Development on a Teacher’s Budget

Editor’s Note: This article was written by our amazing customer...

Apr 23, 2015

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AOE 2015 Summer Conference: Registra...

AOE 2015 Summer Conference: Registration is Open!

    Well, folks, it’s that time again! We just launched the AOE...

Apr 22, 2015

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20 Practical SLO Ideas for Busy Art ...

20 Practical SLO Ideas for Busy Art Teachers

As I sat down to read one of our favorite books, The Berenstain Bears and Too...

Apr 21, 2015

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Get More Done with the Layering Tech...

Get More Done with the Layering Technique

Layering is a technique you can use to get two things done at once, but it’s...

Apr 15, 2015

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AOE LIVE: Episode 4: Making it Work ...

AOE LIVE: Episode 4: Making it Work with Cassie Stephens: Talking Passion and Fashion with The World’s Best Dressed Art Teacher

  Art Teacher, Blogger, and Fashion Inspiration Cassie Stephens stops in...

Apr 15, 2015

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Follow AOE on Instagram!

Follow AOE on Instagram!

Did you know you can now follow AOE on Instagram!? We’ve received lots...

Apr 13, 2015

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Be the Teacher You’d Want to Meet

Be the Teacher You’d Want to Meet

It’s likely you will be encountering many parents, colleagues, new hires and...