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...

Jan 1, 2014

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Video: A Bookmaking Project You Actu...

Video: A Bookmaking Project You Actually Have Time For

My favorite art education professor (from undergrad) was actually a bookmaker,...

Dec 24, 2013

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Our Favorite Holiday Art Parodies fo...

Our Favorite Holiday Art Parodies for the Art Room

Around the holidays it can be fun to use Holiday Art Parodies in addition to...

Dec 23, 2013

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3 Simple Tips to Make Tracking Stude...

3 Simple Tips to Make Tracking Student Growth Manageable

I just got off the phone with a dedicated teacher of 20 plus years from Ohio....

Dec 18, 2013

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Video: Take a Seat – Chairs VS...

Video: Take a Seat – Chairs VS. Stools in the Art Room

As if art supplies weren’t distraction enough for our students, the...

Dec 16, 2013

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AOE Featured in Scholastic Instructo...

AOE Featured in Scholastic Instructor Magazine

Last week my aunt (a long time 4th grade educator) called me as she was...

Dec 9, 2013

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Great Giveaway: Adapt-a-Cut and Adap...

Great Giveaway: Adapt-a-Cut and Adapt-a-Hold

{This giveaway is closed to entries. Congratulations to Chris Noel and Hester...

Dec 9, 2013

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Who Else Wants to Better Serve Their...

Who Else Wants to Better Serve Their Students with Special Needs?

Editor’s Note: Join us this week for a great discussion about students...

Dec 6, 2013

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Special Online Conference Delivery: ...

Special Online Conference Delivery: Did Someone Say Swag Box?

We’re sneaky little buggers… surprise!     What you...

Dec 6, 2013

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Spring Course Schedule Just Released...

Spring Course Schedule Just Released!

After the Holidays are over and you’re ready to buckle down is the...

Dec 6, 2013

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AOE Gift Cards Now Available!

AOE Gift Cards Now Available!

    Don’t know what to add to your Holiday wish list? Need a...

Dec 5, 2013

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Video: The Coolest Personality Inven...

Video: The Coolest Personality Inventory Ever – The Essential Enneagram

Personality typologies are pretty fun. I always enjoy a chance to fill one out...