Sep 4, 2013

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What “Old School” Materi...

What “Old School” Materials Can’t You Live Without?

The school I have taught in for the last six years underwent a total remodel...

Aug 6, 2013

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Getting the Art Room You Want With t...

Getting the Art Room You Want With the Budget You Have

Imagine that you get to walk into an empty art room and make it completely...

Jul 31, 2013

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The Ideal Tech Set-Up for the Art Ro...

The Ideal Tech Set-Up for the Art Room

One question I get asked quite often is: What is the ideal technology setup...

Apr 2, 2013

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Arts Integration and Collaborating w...

Arts Integration and Collaborating with Classroom Teachers

All too often art teachers feel as though they are on an island: they are the...

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...

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 7, 2011

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The Most Organized Classroom I’...

The Most Organized Classroom I’ve Seen!

I did a little room crashing! That’s right. I popped into one of my...

Nov 2, 2010

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Color “Sort” Game

Color “Sort” Game

I made up a new game for my students this week! It’s called a...

Aug 18, 2010

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Score!

Score!

My family and I love to garage sale.  As an art teacher, my clothing gets...

Aug 3, 2010

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A Little Help from my Friends!

A Little Help from my Friends!

In my post on storage of art supplies yesterday, I explained how I arrange the...

Aug 2, 2010

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Shelf Life

Shelf Life

Fact. I have short art classes (45 minutes) and a lot of them in a day Fact....

Jul 28, 2010

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Tackle Your Organizational Pitfalls

Tackle Your Organizational Pitfalls

As I think about the start of a new school year, I also think about the...

Jun 30, 2010

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My Triangle Shaped Art Room

My Triangle Shaped Art Room

The title to this post was no mistake. Yes, I have an art room shaped like a...

Jun 13, 2010

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Tech Teach: RSS Feeds

Tech Teach: RSS Feeds

This is the first in a series of posts entitled  ”Tech Teach,”...

Jun 8, 2010

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“ART” for a Quiet Art Ro...

“ART” for a Quiet Art Room

One of the very best things about art class is that students can chat with one...