Feb 10, 2015

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Great Advice for Helping Students De...

Great Advice for Helping Students Deal with Bullies and Meanies

    A few years ago, our district keynote was Rosalind Wiseman. She...

Feb 4, 2015

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Keep Up with Hundreds of Blogs the E...

Keep Up with Hundreds of Blogs the Easy Way!

At AOE, we just wrapped up our 2014 Art Ed Blog of the Year Contest, and if...

Jan 18, 2015

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What Does an Art Ed Leader Look Like...

What Does an Art Ed Leader Look Like?

    I like to call it, “The Leadership Itch.” You know when...

Jan 13, 2015

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Have You Hugged a Blogger Lately?

Have You Hugged a Blogger Lately?

Bloggers are some of the most innovate, selfless and exciting people in art...

Jan 11, 2015

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Nominations Now Open – 2014 Art Ed B...

Nominations Now Open – 2014 Art Ed Blog of the Year

  Nominations for Blog of the Year 2014 are now closed. Best of luck to...

Jan 8, 2015

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When Teacher Envy Creeps In, Remembe...

When Teacher Envy Creeps In, Remember to Think Like a Minimalist

Teacher envy is an evil force with the power to take over your confidence....

Dec 5, 2014

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5 Fun Field Trips to Take as an Art ...

5 Fun Field Trips to Take as an Art Department

If most of your professional development sessions take place in a conference...

Nov 25, 2014

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YOU Can Change the World of Art Ed!

YOU Can Change the World of Art Ed!

Writing almost one hundred articles for The Art of Education over the past two...

Nov 13, 2014

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The Best Frank Lloyd Wright Resource...

The Best Frank Lloyd Wright Resources for Art Teachers

    One of my favorite ways to teach concepts is through stories...

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...