Oct 15, 2012

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Helpful Hints to Score Cheap Classro...

Helpful Hints to Score Cheap Classroom Supplies on Craigslist

Craigslist is an online website where people post items for sale. Items are...

Aug 29, 2012

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Home Sweet Art Room: Creating a Welc...

Home Sweet Art Room: Creating a Welcoming Environment

Although many students love art, some may still be shy about school in...

Aug 10, 2012

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How to Write a “To Do ListR...

How to Write a “To Do List” You’ll Actually Use

With all the talk this week of organizing and planning for the new school...

Aug 9, 2012

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Art Room Digitized & Organized ...

Art Room Digitized & Organized in the Cloud with “Google Drive”

Now that we’ve explored converting your lesson plan book to a digital...

Aug 8, 2012

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Going Digital: The Easy Way to Creat...

Going Digital: The Easy Way to Create Digital Lesson Plans

For years and years I used the typical spiral-bound teacher plan books.  You...

Aug 7, 2012

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The Benefits of Using a Traditional ...

The Benefits of Using a Traditional Paper and Pencil Planner

Today, as part of our “Planning for a New School Year Week,” we...

Aug 6, 2012

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Have a Seat! 5 Tips For Managing You...

Have a Seat! 5 Tips For Managing Your Seating Charts

  Tune in this week as we talk about all things “planning”...

Jul 26, 2012

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Some Insight on Paring Down Your Tea...

Some Insight on Paring Down Your Teaching Files

This summer I switched between two schools, and had to pack and  haul all of...

Jul 23, 2012

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5 Ways to Use a Card Catalog System ...

5 Ways to Use a Card Catalog System in Your Art Room

One of my most unique organizational tools is a new card catalog system!  The...

Jul 9, 2012

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Stay Organized by Making Sample Glaz...

Stay Organized by Making Sample Glaze Tiles

Art teachers are always looking for the next best way to sort our assortment...

Jun 22, 2012

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The Last Construction Paper You̵...

The Last Construction Paper You’ll Ever Need

Construction paper is the best investment an art teacher can make.  Every...

May 31, 2012

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Why Every Art Room Needs a Carpet

Why Every Art Room Needs a Carpet

A carpet in the art room? You may think I am crazy.  A carpet provides a...

May 14, 2012

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5 Ways to Save Your Sharpies

5 Ways to Save Your Sharpies

Middle school students LOVE Sharpie markers.  They like to use them on art...

May 10, 2012

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How to Stash Your Scraps

How to Stash Your Scraps

Waste not want not, that is what I say when it comes to saving paper scraps...

Apr 21, 2012

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The “Super Handy Yarn CartR...

The “Super Handy Yarn Cart”

Behold, the “Super Handy Yarn Cart!” Weaving projects in the art...

Mar 27, 2012

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8 Unconventional Art Room Organizers

8 Unconventional Art Room Organizers

Welcome to my Art Room! Here are 8 quick, easy, and affordable (sometimes...

Mar 7, 2012

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A Faster Way to Display

A Faster Way to Display

I want to share with you how I can change out student art displays in under 10...

Feb 22, 2012

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It’s a Piece of ‘Tempra&...

It’s a Piece of ‘Tempra’ Cake!

Do you think choosing the correct paint to is easy? I don’t!  I wish...

Feb 19, 2012

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Nice Rack.

Nice Rack.

Get your mind out of the gutter, silly! Today we are talking about DRYING...

Dec 19, 2011

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Avoiding Content Overload

Avoiding Content Overload

Do you feel overwhelmed with all the great ideas out there online these days?...

Nov 17, 2011

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Great Link: Curriculum Planning Docu...

Great Link: Curriculum Planning Documents

I love a good planning matrix!  I even have some of my own that are aligned...

Oct 31, 2011

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How to Plan for a Long-Term Sub

How to Plan for a Long-Term Sub

Considering my maternity leave is in full swing, I would like to reflect back...

Sep 5, 2011

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Why I Prefer a Small Art Room

Why I Prefer a Small Art Room

As I was organizing my classroom and putting away supplies I had ordered, I...

Aug 31, 2011

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Velcro is Your Friend: Labeling Draw...

Velcro is Your Friend: Labeling Drawers

I store student art in these handy drawers. Labeling the drawers has evolved...