Aug 15, 2014

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Kandinsky Color Study: Free Lesson P...

Kandinsky Color Study: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Aug 4, 2014

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Kick Off the School Year with an Art...

Kick Off the School Year with an Art-Inspired Music Video!

Editor’s Note: Back to school already? How can that be!? It seems...

Jul 24, 2014

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Thiebaud Ice Cream Cones: Free Lesso...

Thiebaud Ice Cream Cones: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape Art...

Jul 8, 2014

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Check Out These Hilarious Museum Cha...

Check Out These Hilarious Museum Challenge Submissions!

To be honest, when we put out our Museum Challenge, we weren’t sure what...

Jul 4, 2014

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An Insider Pass to Some Amazing Patr...

An Insider Pass to Some Amazing Patriotic Portraits

Recently, we featured the outstanding resource Google Cultural Institute,...

Jul 3, 2014

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Video: My Favorite Simple Visuals fo...

Video: My Favorite Simple Visuals for the Art Room

If you have limited wall space in your art room,  you must be selective with...

Jul 1, 2014

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The Best Book to Introduce Art Histo...

The Best Book to Introduce Art History to Older Students

I’m going to give you a choice. You’re about to walk into a room full of...

May 26, 2014

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When the Art History Carnival Comes ...

When the Art History Carnival Comes to Town!

As we near the end of the school year, the days are winding down, but our...

May 13, 2014

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3 Super Fun Art History Games

3 Super Fun Art History Games

Anyone who thinks learning only happens in quiet study halls is sadly...

Mar 14, 2014

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LEGOs in the Art Room? Absolutely!

LEGOs in the Art Room? Absolutely!

Nathan Sawaya is not new news, in fact he’s been creating his art since he...

Feb 12, 2014

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Hitchhikers: A 3D Project That Could...

Hitchhikers: A 3D Project That Could Get Your Students Arrested

As art teachers, the first thing we need to realize about Street Art is that...

Jan 30, 2014

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A Fun New Way to Teach Art History!

A Fun New Way to Teach Art History!

Trying to sneak vegetables into my son’s diet is like trying to sneak...

Jan 23, 2014

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Grant Wood Ceramic Landscapes: Free ...

Grant Wood Ceramic Landscapes: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form Art...

Jan 15, 2014

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Using Sketchbooks to Doodle During C...

Using Sketchbooks to Doodle During Class

Art Teachers don’t mind when their students draw in class. Unless, of...

Dec 30, 2013

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The Great Artists Copy

The Great Artists Copy

I was standing in a small art gallery in New Bern, NC staring at a six foot,...

Dec 27, 2013

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Free Lesson Plan Download: Abstract ...

Free Lesson Plan Download: Abstract Tech

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Shape,...

Nov 28, 2013

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Candy Triptych Drawing: Free Lesson ...

Candy Triptych Drawing: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Shape,...

Nov 12, 2013

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Quilt Prints: Free Lesson Plan Downl...

Quilt Prints: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Shape, Color, Pattern,...

Nov 7, 2013

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Found Object Sculptures: Free Lesson...

Found Object Sculptures: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape and Form Art Skills:...

Oct 30, 2013

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Clay Mug: Free Lesson Plan Download

Clay Mug: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form, Texture,...

Oct 29, 2013

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What Makes Great Art, Great?

What Makes Great Art, Great?

High school students are capable of producing some amazing artwork. Every art...

Oct 22, 2013

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Make Art History Sticky: Using Hooks...

Make Art History Sticky: Using Hooks to Help Students Learn

A few years ago, I read a book by Chip and Dan Heath titled Made To Stick: Why...

Sep 25, 2013

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Stay Connected With Your Arts Commun...

Stay Connected With Your Arts Communities!

I recently almost missed an opportunity of a (my) lifetime!  While I follow...

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...