Nov 29, 2013

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The Best Dressed Art Teacher YouR...

The Best Dressed Art Teacher You’ve Ever Seen!

No, this isn’t an article about the latest in fashion trends, but it IS...

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...

Oct 21, 2013

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The Daunting Process of Going Under ...

The Daunting Process of Going Under Curriculum Review

Have you ever sat through a curriculum review process? If so, I feel your...

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...

Aug 20, 2013

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The Top 10 Contemporary Artists to T...

The Top 10 Contemporary Artists to Teach Alongside Traditional Artists

As art teachers, many of us appreciate the classical artworks created over the...

May 24, 2013

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Using Chalk to Create Vibrant Wax Re...

Using Chalk to Create Vibrant Wax Resist Paintings

I love to teach and use wax-resist painting in the art room.  From crayons to...

Feb 21, 2013

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How I CAN Statements Can Work For Yo...

How I CAN Statements Can Work For You

Many teachers, schools and districts are buzzing about I CAN statements. ...

Dec 28, 2012

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Is Your Art Curriculum Designed Self...

Is Your Art Curriculum Designed Selfishly?

I will admit : My first few years of teaching I was a selfish art teacher when...

Dec 18, 2012

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HS Art Students Animate Elementary D...

HS Art Students Animate Elementary Drawings

I received an email from Renee from My Adventures in Positive Space telling me...

Oct 30, 2012

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5 Ways to Prevent Your Classroom Fro...

5 Ways to Prevent Your Classroom From Turning into a Holiday Gift Factory

It is hard not to crumble under the pressure this time of year.  Everyone is...

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...

Jul 31, 2012

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5 Easy Ways to Add More Art History ...

5 Easy Ways to Add More Art History to Your Curriculum

Incorporating art history into your art curriculum is a necessity. Sometimes...

Jul 1, 2012

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Introducing 4 New Online Classes!

Introducing 4 New Online Classes!

Today I am extremely excited to announce 4 amazing new classes from The Art of...

Jun 20, 2012

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Tell Me About Your Art Curriculum

Tell Me About Your Art Curriculum

I’m putting together and new AOE class and accompanying resources for...

Nov 18, 2011

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Guest Post: My Inspiration

Guest Post: My Inspiration

My Inspiration  by Kathy Barbro www.artprojectsforkids.org Prior to becoming...

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...

Mar 9, 2011

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One Word in my Pocket

One Word in my Pocket

Today I bring you another fun and free organizing tip for your art classroom....

Feb 4, 2011

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Never Stress During Clay Again!

Never Stress During Clay Again!

From clay prep, to storage to products and management, I have gathered every...

Feb 2, 2011

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The Pot That Juan Built

The Pot That Juan Built

In 2nd grade, students are learning about coil, slip and score in the clay...

Feb 1, 2011

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Clay Curriculum

Clay Curriculum

The following are the Power Standards that I follow during the month of...

Jan 17, 2011

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I’ve Got You Covered!

I’ve Got You Covered!

Looking for a simple summative assessment to see what your students know at...

Dec 14, 2010

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Collaborate with Google Docs

Collaborate with Google Docs

Google Docs is part of the Google “Family” of applications. If you have a...

Oct 12, 2010

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Top 10 Reasons Art Assessment Matter...

We need data in art education. Yes, what matters can’t always be...