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)Ā 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...

Nov 29, 2013

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The Best Dressed Art Teacher YouR...

The Best Dressed Art Teacher You’ve Ever Seen!

No, this isn’t an article about the latest in fashion trends, but it IS...

Nov 28, 2013

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Using Data as a Program Saving Advoc...

Using Data as a Program Saving Advocacy Tool

If you missed it, here is the full recording from November’s...

Nov 22, 2013

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Popular Art Ed Rock Stars to Present...

Popular Art Ed Rock Stars to Present at AOE Conference!

Heads up, AOE Fans! We’ve recently released as slew of conference...

Nov 19, 2013

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Share Your Best Art Room Storage Sol...

Share Your Best Art Room Storage Solutions!

There is not a ‘one size fits all’ storage solution for art...

Nov 14, 2013

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Make Printmaking with Kindergarten E...

Make Printmaking with Kindergarten Easy and Fun!

The thought of printmaking can be stressful, but put the tools in the hands of...

Nov 13, 2013

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Essential Safety Tips for Printmakin...

Essential Safety Tips for Printmaking in the Art Room

Many teachers get cold feet when thinking about doing advanced printmaking in...

Nov 11, 2013

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Great Giveaway: Printmaking Starter ...

Great Giveaway: Printmaking Starter Kit

{This giveaway is closed. Congrats to the winner, Nicole Servanda, who’s...

Nov 1, 2013

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Workshop: Designing a Curriculum Aro...

Workshop: Designing a Curriculum Around the Elements and Principles of Design

Each month AOE puts on a free live workshop online. I know many of you...

Oct 24, 2013

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Video: Streamlined Sink Options for ...

Video: Streamlined Sink Options for the Art Room

If you are lucky enough to design an art room, or take part in a remodel, you...

Oct 22, 2013

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Why It’s SO HARD to Keep Calm ...

Why It’s SO HARD to Keep Calm and Teach Art!

I’ve said this before, but each year it seems to ring true even more: It...

Oct 21, 2013

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Why Art Teacher Attitude is Essentia...

Why Art Teacher Attitude is Essential

You know the corny posters that say ‘Attitude is Everything?’...

Oct 21, 2013

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The Daunting Process of Going Under ...

The Daunting Process of Going Under Curriculum Review

Have you ever sat through a curriculum review process? If so, I feel your...

Oct 20, 2013

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Bubble Tests in the Art Room? Oh My!

Bubble Tests in the Art Room? Oh My!

It’s no secret that assessment can be a big controversy in art...