Jun 25, 2015

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A Vision for Art Education Part Thre...

A Vision for Art Education Part Three: Authenticity

    There is a renaissance happening in art education today....

Jun 23, 2015

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Revive Your Curriculum with Student-...

Revive Your Curriculum with Student-Centered Handouts

Near the end of this past school year, my colleagues and I were beginning to...

Jun 18, 2015

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3 Things You May Not Know About Your...

3 Things You May Not Know About Your Youngest Students

Many of us are certified to teach preschool students through high school...

Jun 11, 2015

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We’ve Flipped this Lesson For ...

We’ve Flipped this Lesson For You!

Did you know there is more than one way to flip your art room? In the AOE...

Jun 10, 2015

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4 Insightful Tips For Teaching a New...

4 Insightful Tips For Teaching a New Digital Arts Curriculum

Editor’s Note: Today we welcome AOE’s newest writer Andrew...

Jun 4, 2015

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Fantastic Summer Homework Ideas for ...

Fantastic Summer Homework Ideas for High Schoolers

If your high schoolers are anything like my high schoolers, they love spending...

May 29, 2015

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Everything You Need to Create a Livi...

Everything You Need to Create a Living Museum in the Art Room

I always strive to make art history connections in my lessons, but I was...

May 27, 2015

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Art Teachers Confess: Artists We Can...

Art Teachers Confess: Artists We Can’t Stand

It is widely accepted that Picasso, one of the greatest artists of all time,...

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...

Apr 7, 2015

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5 Things to Know About Arts Integrat...

5 Things to Know About Arts Integration

Arts Integration, in which the arts are used across the curriculum to...

Apr 3, 2015

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8 Classic Painting Techniques from T...

8 Classic Painting Techniques from The Masters to Teach Today

When it comes to teaching “The Masters” most of us resort to...

Feb 6, 2015

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33 Fiber Art Ideas For Your Classroo...

33 Fiber Art Ideas For Your Classroom

    We often ask questions on our Facebook page that generate...

Jan 22, 2015

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Push Your Students with an Art Room ...

Push Your Students with an Art Room Challenge

There are times when planning lessons that I come up with an idea that would...

Jan 21, 2015

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I Have the Next Picasso in My Room &...

I Have the Next Picasso in My Room – Now What?

We all know the story of Picasso–precocious wunderkind, doing incredible...

Dec 23, 2014

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How Do We Prepare Our Art Students f...

How Do We Prepare Our Art Students for College?

As we teach our high schoolers over the course of 3 or 4 years, we inevitably...

Dec 19, 2014

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Make Your Stagnant Still Lifes Come ...

Make Your Stagnant Still Lifes Come Alive!

One of the best things about teaching middle school students is the fact that...

Dec 15, 2014

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10 Simple Ways to Spice Up and Strea...

10 Simple Ways to Spice Up and Streamline Your Art Curriculum

Writing curriculum can be a daunting and boring process, but it doesn’t...

Oct 29, 2014

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How to Organize Your Curriculum Docu...

How to Organize Your Curriculum Documents in One Place

Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of paper you have to keep track of?...

Oct 22, 2014

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The 3 Art Classes Every High School ...

The 3 Art Classes Every High School Should Offer

Everyone wants to have a strong, successful art program, and it’s worth...

Oct 21, 2014

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What is the Purpose of Art One?

What is the Purpose of Art One?

Art teachers would like to think that all students that register for their...

Oct 20, 2014

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What High School Teachers Need to Kn...

What High School Teachers Need to Know About Curriculum

  High school arts curricula run from the very structured to the,...

Oct 7, 2014

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5 Fantastic Lessons that Work On or ...

5 Fantastic Lessons that Work On or Off a Cart

    Sometimes the ideas we post on AOE very clearly will work best...

Sep 18, 2014

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“Mouse Paint” Color Whee...

“Mouse Paint” Color Wheel: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color Art Skills: Color...

Sep 3, 2014

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How to Build a Successful K-5 Weavin...

How to Build a Successful K-5 Weaving Curriculum

Do you ever skip over an entire media group in your curriculum, simply because...