Jun 26, 2015

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5 Stellar Websites for Finding Artis...

5 Stellar Websites for Finding Artist Information

As art teachers, we are blessed with a rich history of artists to show our...

Jun 15, 2015

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A Must-Read Guide for Artistic Summe...

A Must-Read Guide for Artistic Summer Vacations

Summer is a great time to refresh, renew, and relax. For a lot of us, that is...

Jun 12, 2015

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Bring Famous Art to Your Students wi...

Bring Famous Art to Your Students with a Traveling Exhibit!

Nothing comes close to viewing the original work of the old masters. Knowing...

Jun 10, 2015

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Collaborative Wire Mobiles with Twis...

Collaborative Wire Mobiles with Twisteez Wire: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

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 14, 2015

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70 Children’s Books About Famo...

70 Children’s Books About Famous Artists

It’s no secret that here at AOE, we’re big proponents of bringing...

Mar 24, 2015

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A Brand New Way to Find Inspiring Co...

A Brand New Way to Find Inspiring Content For Your Classroom

Do you know why Michelangelo snuck around at night to secretly carve his name...

Mar 24, 2015

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Surrealist Zentangle Portraits: Free...

Surrealist Zentangle Portraits: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line and...

Mar 20, 2015

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24 Movies to Show in Your High Schoo...

24 Movies to Show in Your High School Art Room

Although movies are sometimes cast in a bad light by administrators and...

Mar 19, 2015

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The Best Books to Read Aloud in Your...

The Best Books to Read Aloud in Your High School Art Room

I have no problem with a loud art room. I rather like it, actually. Students...

Mar 12, 2015

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Architectural Reflection Prints: Fre...

Architectural Reflection Prints: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape and...

Feb 23, 2015

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How to Utilize Art History to Add Mo...

How to Utilize Art History to Add More Variety to Your Lessons

Vincent Van Gogh’s textures… Piet Mondrian’s lines and primary...

Jan 29, 2015

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Artist Treehouse: Free Lesson Plan D...

Artist Treehouse: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Dec 16, 2014

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Mondrian Collage: Free Lesson Plan D...

Mondrian Collage: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Nov 20, 2014

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Oil Pastel Sunflowers: Free Lesson P...

Oil Pastel Sunflowers: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Oct 30, 2014

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Matisse Underwater Collage: Free Les...

Matisse Underwater Collage: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape Art...

Oct 17, 2014

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Sneak in MORE Art History with a Mys...

Sneak in MORE Art History with a Mystery Artist Board!

    Are you looking for a fun way to increase your students’...

Oct 16, 2014

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Pop Art Pets: Free Lesson Plan Downl...

Pop Art Pets: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Sep 24, 2014

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Social Issues Silhouettes: Free Less...

Social Issues Silhouettes: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: High School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape Art Skills:...

Sep 18, 2014

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Hotties of Art History Part 2: The W...

Hotties of Art History Part 2: The Women

As I mentioned in The Hotties of Art History Part 1, I am always looking for...

Sep 17, 2014

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Hotties of Art History Part 1: The M...

Hotties of Art History Part 1: The Men

I’m always looking for new ways to make art history exciting in my...

Aug 28, 2014

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Bean Mosaics: Free Lesson Plan Downl...

Bean Mosaics: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line and Shape Art...

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,...