Mar 3, 2014

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This Cool New Website Makes Connecti...

This Cool New Website Makes Connecting to the Common Core A Snap

Have you heard about Newsela? It’s a fantastic online resource that makes it...

Feb 14, 2014

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Easily Create Common Core Connection...

Easily Create Common Core Connections with the Ultimate Tunnel Book Resource Guide

Sculpture projects don’t have to involve expensive or hard to find...

Nov 14, 2013

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Four Unconventional Printmaking Meth...

Four Unconventional Printmaking Methods You Must Try!

Printmaking is such an accessible art technique. You don’t need a lot of...

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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Printing Inks to Make Your Next Prin...

Printing Inks to Make Your Next Printing Projects Pop!

I recently had the opportunity to experiment with Createx Monotype...

Nov 12, 2013

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The Basics of the Reduction Printmak...

The Basics of the Reduction Printmaking Process

Are you excited to try printmaking with your students but aren’t quite sure...

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 25, 2013

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3 Great Graphic Organizers for the A...

3 Great Graphic Organizers for the Art Room

The visual arts are such a broad and encompassing discipline that even...

Sep 26, 2013

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Develop Theme-Based Lessons for a Mo...

Develop Theme-Based Lessons for a More Authentic Experience

When writing lesson plans, most teachers start with the objective: What will...

Sep 24, 2013

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Even More Non-Fiction Resources For ...

Even More Non-Fiction Resources For Your Classroom

Yesterday, we presented the Ultimate Guide to Non-Fiction Book Series for...

Sep 23, 2013

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The Ultimate Guide to Non-Fiction Bo...

The Ultimate Guide to Non-Fiction Book Series for Students

We’ve talked a lot on AOE about great books for your art room. From fun...

Sep 20, 2013

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To Censor or Not To Censor…

To Censor or Not To Censor…

Last year, I had the amazing opportunity to order books and videos for my...

Aug 30, 2013

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Art Prerequisites? Who Needs ‘...

Art Prerequisites? Who Needs ‘Em!

Traditionally, the schedules of high school art classes have been linear. Art...

Aug 23, 2013

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The Secret to Writing Effective SLO&...

The Secret to Writing Effective SLO’s: Workshop Recording

Last night we held the first ever ‘AOE Online Workshop‘ entitled...

Aug 12, 2013

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A Colorful Way to Get to Know Your S...

A Colorful Way to Get to Know Your Students

Editor’s Note: Welcome to AOE’s official Back-to-School Week! Each...

Jul 30, 2013

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A Must-See Research Database for Art...

A Must-See Research Database for Art Educators

Are you working towards an advanced degree? Perhaps you’re looking for...

May 29, 2013

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Will You Flip for “Flipped Tea...

Will You Flip for “Flipped Teaching?”

Flipped Teaching (also known as reverse instruction or the inverted...

May 21, 2013

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Watercolor Pencils: Providing Painti...

Watercolor Pencils: Providing Painting Control in the Art Room

Have your students ever completed a beautiful and intricate drawing...

Mar 13, 2013

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So, What’s Up with Zentangle, ...

So, What’s Up with Zentangle, Anyway?

Are you a Zentangle master or does the thought of getting all ‘Tangled...

Feb 13, 2013

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Three Tips for Perfectionist Art Stu...

Three Tips for Perfectionist Art Students

Last week we talked about the role of tracers in the art room. Today, I’d...

Feb 11, 2013

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Take the Boredom Out of Observationa...

Take the Boredom Out of Observational Drawing

Let’s face it. Observational drawing can be downright boring for our...

Feb 8, 2013

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Setting up a Successful Grid Drawing

Setting up a Successful Grid Drawing

Let’s face it; drawing is a difficult concept to teach. Drawing takes a lot...

Feb 7, 2013

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Is it Ever Appropriate to Use Tracer...

Is it Ever Appropriate to Use Tracers in the Art Room?

Here at AOE, we like to tackle touchy subjects. From How-To-Draw books to...

Jan 31, 2013

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2 New Classes and Summer Course Sche...

2 New Classes and Summer Course Schedule Released!

This summer AOE will be offering two brand new classes: Connecting Art to the...