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...

Jan 27, 2014

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Nominations Now Open – 2013 Ar...

Nominations Now Open – 2013 Art Ed Blog of the Year

It’s that time of year again time to open up nominations for AOE’s...

Jan 26, 2014

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2014 Winter Conference Recap!

2014 Winter Conference Recap!

On January 25th, The Art of Education was proud to host the second ever AOE...

Jan 25, 2014

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It’s Conference Day!

It’s Conference Day!

Today is the day: The AOE 2014 Winter Online Conference!  We can’t wait...

Jan 24, 2014

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Do You Know the “Classroom Man...

Do You Know the “Classroom Management Secret?” – Book Review

Classroom management isn’t going away. No matter how many years...

Jan 21, 2014

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7 Smart Safety Tips for the Pregnant...

7 Smart Safety Tips for the Pregnant Art Teacher

Last week we received a reader-question from an art teacher and newly...

Jan 10, 2014

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Conference Highlights for the “...

Conference Highlights for the “Techie” Art Teacher in You!

If you are a technology focused art teacher, (or aspiring to be one) it can be...

Jan 10, 2014

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Chalk Pastel Silhouette: Free Lesson...

Chalk Pastel Silhouette: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color and Value Art Skills:...

Jan 9, 2014

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Using Limitations to Spark Creativit...

Using Limitations to Spark Creativity

Our ability to create is the most powerful tool we have… Limitations may...

Jan 6, 2014

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Winter Conference Schedule Released

Winter Conference Schedule Released

The AOE Online Conference is less than two weeks away! Today, we’re...

Jan 6, 2014

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The Top 10 Reasons Every Art Teacher...

The Top 10 Reasons Every Art Teacher Should Attend the AOE Online Conference

As you may know, the only online conference just for art teachers will be...

Jan 3, 2014

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5 Things High School Teachers Will L...

5 Things High School Teachers Will Love About the AOE Online Conference

I was talking to a High School art teacher recently, and she wondered if the...