Sep 11, 2013

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Using Artsonia Artist Statements to ...

Using Artsonia Artist Statements to Promote Literacy in the Art Room

Are you looking for a new way to assess students in the art room, implement...

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...

Aug 12, 2013

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A Colorful Way to Get to Know Your S...

A Colorful Way to Get to Know Your Students

The beginning of the year is chock full of excitement.  There are new school...

Jul 24, 2013

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Using Natural Materials to Create an...

Using Natural Materials to Create an Elf House

Have you ever stumbled upon a piece of art that just made you smile? It...

Jul 15, 2013

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3 Summer Reads to Enhance Your Pract...

3 Summer Reads to Enhance Your Practice

To me, summer is synonymous with reading. There is nothing I like better than...

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...

Feb 25, 2012

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7 Ways to use Paint Chips in the Art...

7 Ways to use Paint Chips in the Art Room

Paint chips are a great manipulative for the art room. They are free, easy to...

Nov 28, 2011

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All or Nothing?

This past week, we’ve looked at many different aspects of the Reggio...

Apr 24, 2011

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No-Fail Formula for Great Lesson Pla...

No-Fail Formula for Great Lesson Plans

Teaching is a balancing act when it comes to designing successful art lessons...

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 23, 2011

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O’Keeffe Flowers (Get Kids to ...

O’Keeffe Flowers (Get Kids to Draw BIG!): Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color and Space Art...

Nov 29, 2010

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Van Gogh – Larger Than Life

Van Gogh – Larger Than Life

Have you ever seen something and thought “Why didn’t I think of...

Oct 22, 2010

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Tech Teach: Let’s Be Social

Tech Teach: Let’s Be Social

I recently ran across this article, and thought it was worth...

Oct 6, 2010

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Aboriginal Bark Paintings: Free Less...

Aboriginal Bark Paintings: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Contour...

Aug 23, 2010

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Fall Line Leaves: Free Lesson Plan D...

Fall Line Leaves: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Jul 2, 2010

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There’s an ART for that!

There’s an ART for that!

Interdisciplinary Thoughts: What would it be like if schools took a hint from...

Jun 16, 2010

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Making Connections: Art and Poetry

Making Connections: Art and Poetry

One of the best things about teaching art is that we really get to teach every...