Oct 8, 2014

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3 Amazing Web Resources for Teachers...

3 Amazing Web Resources for Teachers on a Cart

As art teachers, we know that sometimes it’s tricky to feel like we belong...

Aug 1, 2014

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You Do Like Staff Meetings!

You Do Like Staff Meetings!

Editor’s Note: Welcome to the final installment of You DO, where...

Jul 17, 2014

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The Best Facebook Groups for Art Tea...

The Best Facebook Groups for Art Teachers

Are you on Facebook? If you are, you might be noticing that Facebook groups...

Jul 8, 2014

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15 Things Nobody Tells You About Bec...

15 Things Nobody Tells You About Becoming an Art Teacher

We all know there are unknowns with any career path we choose. How we handle...

Jul 2, 2014

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Do You Know About this Amazing Hour ...

Do You Know About this Amazing Hour of PD for Art Teachers?

  The Behind-the-Scenes Story In July of 2012, Sarah Doane (@SaDoane) sat...

Jun 30, 2014

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Can a TAB Classroom Coexist in a Wor...

Can a TAB Classroom Coexist in a World with Report Cards?

Assessing art is subjective, personal and can be difficult for many art...

Jun 27, 2014

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Summer Conference Schedule Released

Summer Conference Schedule Released

The AOE Online Conference is only a few weeks away! Today, we’re...

Jun 20, 2014

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Take PLC Matters Into Your Own Hands...

Take PLC Matters Into Your Own Hands! Create an Art Ed Co-Op

At the Winter AOE Conference I presented a session on Professional Learning...

Mar 21, 2014

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What it Really Takes to Become a Nat...

What it Really Takes to Become a National Board Certified Art Teacher

When I started my journey towards national board certification in the fall of...

Feb 3, 2014

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AOE Wants to Know: What Does Leaders...

AOE Wants to Know: What Does Leadership Look Like For You?

I probably haven’t done a great job of broadcasting it here on AOE, but I...

Jan 20, 2014

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Do You Measure Up to the Standards?

Do You Measure Up to the Standards?

We, as art teachers, spend a whole lot of time evaluating the performance of...

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...

Jan 3, 2014

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5 Things High School Teachers Will L...

5 Things High School Teachers Will Love About the AOE Online Conference

I was talking to a High School art teacher recently, and she wondered if the...

Dec 6, 2013

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How Art Teachers Make Time to Create...

How Art Teachers Make Time to Create Art

It can be very difficult for art teachers to find time to create personal...

Dec 5, 2013

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Video: The Coolest Personality Inven...

Video: The Coolest Personality Inventory Ever – The Essential Enneagram

Personality typologies are pretty fun. I always enjoy a chance to fill one out...

Dec 3, 2013

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10 Tips For a Successful Peer Observ...

10 Tips For a Successful Peer Observation

Peer observations can be one of the most beneficial professional development...

Nov 21, 2013

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10 Tips to Help You be a Successful ...

10 Tips to Help You be a Successful National Board Candidate

My journey as a candidate for National Board Certification for teaching...

Sep 25, 2013

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Stay Connected With Your Arts Commun...

Stay Connected With Your Arts Communities!

I recently almost missed an opportunity of a (my) lifetime!  While I follow...

Sep 3, 2013

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My PLC Just Formed… Now What?

My PLC Just Formed… Now What?

“PLC” (Personal Learning Community) has become a popular...

Aug 9, 2013

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Out of Ice Breakers? Try a TASK Part...

Out of Ice Breakers? Try a TASK Party!

Editor’s Note: Today writer Sarah shares a fun ice breaker that can be done...

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 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...

Jul 3, 2013

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How Will You Spend Your Time This Su...

How Will You Spend Your Time This Summer?

Your big art show is in the bag, you’ve wrapped up the last lessons of...

Apr 5, 2013

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A Sneaky Way to Stretch Your PD Budg...

A Sneaky Way to Stretch Your PD Budget

I really shouldn’t even be telling you this, but I have a clever way to...