Jul 27, 2015

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A Case for Hoarding in the Art Room

A Case for Hoarding in the Art Room

I admit it. I’m a hoarder. I’m probably one tragic life event away from...

Jul 3, 2015

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Back to School Deals and Steals for ...

Back to School Deals and Steals for Art Teachers

Whether we like it or not, back-to-school season is in full swing! Last week...

Jun 23, 2015

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Desk Therapy for Art Teachers

Desk Therapy for Art Teachers

There are two distinct areas in the art room, the studio and the office. In...

Jun 16, 2015

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Set Up Stations in No Time With This...

Set Up Stations in No Time With This Simple Trick

Do you struggle to find time to set up prepared, quality projects with your...

Jun 3, 2015

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5 Things to Consider When Setting up...

5 Things to Consider When Setting up Your Art Room

Setting up the art room is one of my favorite parts of starting a new school...

May 19, 2015

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4 Ways to Clean Out Your Classroom C...

4 Ways to Clean Out Your Classroom Clutter

You’re packing up your room or cleaning before summer break, and you dust...

May 18, 2015

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Never Run Out of Supplies Again! Ali...

Never Run Out of Supplies Again! Align Your Supply Order with Your Curriculum

We’ve all been there. You are sitting in the middle of a glaze project and...

Apr 17, 2015

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8 Helpful Tips for Packing Up Your E...

8 Helpful Tips for Packing Up Your ENTIRE Art Room

You’ve heard rumblings, but now it’s official: you need to pack up your...

Apr 9, 2015

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3 Easy Ways to Get Work Home After t...

3 Easy Ways to Get Work Home After the Art Show

All of your hard work has led to this…     The art show is...

Apr 6, 2015

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8 Fundamental Routines That Will Tra...

8 Fundamental Routines That Will Transform Your Art Room

    Art class can be a messy whirlwind of chaos if expectations and...

Mar 23, 2015

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How to Turn Your Students Into Neat ...

How to Turn Your Students Into Neat Freaks

When I was a kid, my sister used to vacuum her room in such a way that she...

Mar 16, 2015

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How to Take Less Home Each Night!

How to Take Less Home Each Night!

In today’s video tip I want to share a stress reliever that seems like a...

Mar 10, 2015

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10 Storage Hacks for the Art Room

10 Storage Hacks for the Art Room

Let’s face it — as art teachers we have a lot of STUFF. The key is to...

Mar 9, 2015

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3 Tips for Getting into an Organizat...

3 Tips for Getting into an Organizational Mindset

Editor’s Note: We’re going to take the next few days to...

Mar 9, 2015

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An Easy-Peasy Way to Prep for Your D...

An Easy-Peasy Way to Prep for Your Day

When I was student teaching, my cooperating teacher always made it a point to...

Mar 3, 2015

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How to Prep for Art Shows Without Lo...

How to Prep for Art Shows Without Losing Sleep

Springtime is art show time, and it seems most teachers participate in some...

Feb 27, 2015

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The Anatomy of an Art Cart

The Anatomy of an Art Cart

    A few months ago, we ran a mini-series about teaching art on a...

Feb 5, 2015

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Conquering Hot Spots in your Art Roo...

Conquering Hot Spots in your Art Room

    What is a hot spot, you ask? It’s a place in your room that...

Feb 2, 2015

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Does the Decor in Your Art Room Affe...

Does the Decor in Your Art Room Affect Your Students?

Is your art room drenched from top to bottom with a wide array of decor?...

Jan 28, 2015

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What Mid-Year Portfolios for Kinders...

What Mid-Year Portfolios for Kinders Can Do for You!

It’s safe to say that time and space are two of our biggest battles as art...

Jan 27, 2015

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Easy Glaze Distribution with Zero Cl...

Easy Glaze Distribution with Zero Clean Up

    There’s this feeling I get when I close the kiln for the last...

Jan 9, 2015

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11 Things Successful Teachers Do on ...

11 Things Successful Teachers Do on the Weekend

The end of the day on Friday seems like the end of a long marathon. Exhaustion...

Jan 6, 2015

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How to Pare Down Your Paintbrushes

How to Pare Down Your Paintbrushes

Because minimalism means ‘paring down to the essentials’ let’s ask...

Dec 22, 2014

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5 Items In Your Desk You Can Throw A...

5 Items In Your Desk You Can Throw Away Right Now!

If sorting art supplies and student work isn’t enough, there is another...