Nov 27, 2014

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A Genius Way to Keep the Art Room Qu...

A Genius Way to Keep the Art Room Quiet

Editor’s Note: Today we wanted to take a moment to say thank you...

Mar 17, 2014

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15 Books, 15 Art Lessons

15 Books, 15 Art Lessons

I love using books to inspire and supplement art lessons. This fact is...

Jan 27, 2014

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AOE’s Ian Sands Wrote a Book! ...

AOE’s Ian Sands Wrote a Book! Read All About It!

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is an excerpt from the book...

Jan 24, 2014

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Do You Know the “Classroom Man...

Do You Know the “Classroom Management Secret?” – Book Review

Classroom management isn’t going away. No matter how many years...

Jan 13, 2014

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4 Amazing Sketchbook Resources For Y...

4 Amazing Sketchbook Resources For You and Your Classroom

Is there something keeping you from implementing sketchbooks in your art room...

Jan 6, 2014

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Get On the Bus! How to Revamp Your G...

Get On the Bus! How to Revamp Your Goals for the New Year

As 2014 begins, we all start to make plans and goals for the new year.  In...

Dec 13, 2013

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Book Review: Including Difference

Book Review: Including Difference

  As classes become more and more integrated with students of all types...

Nov 8, 2013

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Four Ways to Steal Like an Art Teach...

Four Ways to Steal Like an Art Teacher

I was talking with two awesome art teachers at the Art Educators of Iowa...

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 29, 2013

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10 Books Every Art Teacher Needs

10 Books Every Art Teacher Needs

In today’s schools, there’s always a push for literacy...

Jul 30, 2013

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A Must-See Research Database for Art...

A Must-See Research Database for Art Educators

Are you working towards an advanced degree? Perhaps you’re looking for...

Jul 16, 2013

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Developing Empathy in the Art Room

Developing Empathy in the Art Room

The 2012-2013 school year was littered with unfortunate events.  Incidents...

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...

Oct 22, 2012

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eBook Review: A Vocal AdVocate by Su...

eBook Review: A Vocal AdVocate by Susan Riley

I just finished a new, must-read for art teachers titled A Vocal AdVocate: An...

Oct 17, 2012

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Connecting the Dots through Internat...

Connecting the Dots through International Dot Day

If you have not read the book by The Dot by Peter Reynolds this is a must...

Dec 5, 2011

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Author Guest Post and a Book Giveawa...

Author Guest Post and a Book Giveaway!

This giveaway is closed to entries. And the Winner is… Clara Crosby- Who...

Jun 9, 2011

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Spotlight on Creativity

Spotlight on Creativity

The following is a quote from Ken Robinson’s book “Out of Our...

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 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...

Jan 30, 2011

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Book Review: Women, Work and the Art...

Book Review: Women, Work and the Art of Savoir Faire

I really enjoyed reading the book “Women, Work & the Art of Savoir...

Jan 5, 2011

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Beyond Sesame Street: My Elmo

Beyond Sesame Street: My Elmo

My document camera is called an Elmo. I think that is the brand name, however,...

Nov 7, 2010

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Tech Teach: Shelfari Safari

Tech Teach: Shelfari Safari

I want to share a site called “Shelfari.”  It’s a social...

Oct 28, 2010

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The Element of NON-Design

The Element of NON-Design

Yes, I talk a lot about the Elements of Design. Yes, my district’s...