Feb 5, 2016

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7 Ways to Hit Your Stride in the Art...

7 Ways to Hit Your Stride in the Art Room

For many new art teachers, the question, “Does this ever get any...

Jan 29, 2016

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Why It’s Okay to Feel “T...

Why It’s Okay to Feel “Teacher Burnout”

    Near the end of my undergraduate experience, an education...

Jan 28, 2016

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The Benefits of Investing in Your Ca...

The Benefits of Investing in Your Career Now

I come from a family of educators; my husband from a family of entrepreneurs....

Jan 24, 2016

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Blog of the Year Winners Announced!

Blog of the Year Winners Announced!

    The official 2015 Blog of the Year results have now been...

Jan 19, 2016

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2015 Blog of the Year Voting is Now ...

2015 Blog of the Year Voting is Now Open!

    Blog of the year voting is now open! Click here to learn about...

Jan 14, 2016

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How the AOE Online Conference Covers...

How the AOE Online Conference Covers All Aspects of Art Ed

Art teachers are a wide and varied bunch. There are people all over the choice...

Jan 7, 2016

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Faith Ringgold Has a Special Message...

Faith Ringgold Has a Special Message for YOU!

I recently had the amazing opportunity to sit down and speak with artist Faith...

Dec 30, 2015

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10 Realistic Goals for the New Year

10 Realistic Goals for the New Year

Well… it’s that time of year again. 2015 is winding down making it a nice...

Dec 18, 2015

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How to Use Student Surveys to Lead M...

How to Use Student Surveys to Lead Mindful Teaching

With first semester winding down, it’s a great time to get a pulse on...

Dec 9, 2015

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Opening Your...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Opening Your Etsy Shop

You’ve been told by friends and family that you should “totally...

Dec 8, 2015

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The Best Way to Keep Your Resume Cur...

The Best Way to Keep Your Resume Current

    “Quick, think back over the last 14 years of your life...

Nov 2, 2015

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How to Decide Which Type of Master&#...

How to Decide Which Type of Master’s Degree Is Right for You

    I never questioned whether I would get my master’s...

Oct 30, 2015

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Why Saying No More Often Can Make Yo...

Why Saying No More Often Can Make You a Better Teacher

As teachers, we are charitable and giving to a fault. Our altruistic genes are...

Oct 22, 2015

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AOE 2016 Winter Conference: Registra...

AOE 2016 Winter Conference: Registration is Open!

    Hey AOE Readers! It’s that time again! We just launched...

Oct 19, 2015

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10 TED Talks Every Art Teacher Shoul...

10 TED Talks Every Art Teacher Should Watch

Hopefully, when I tell you I have been watching Ted Talks non-stop for a...

Oct 7, 2015

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Making Teacher Evaluations Work For ...

Making Teacher Evaluations Work For You

If your school district is anything like mine, it seems like new ideas and...

Oct 6, 2015

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10 Essentials to Bring to Your Next ...

10 Essentials to Bring to Your Next Art Ed Conference

    Earlier this year I attended my first ever National Art...

Oct 1, 2015

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10 Books You Need to Add to Your Rea...

10 Books You Need to Add to Your Reading List Right Now

As an art teacher, finding extra time to do, well, just about anything can...

Sep 21, 2015

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3 Lessons to Revisit From Your Colle...

3 Lessons to Revisit From Your College Years

On a recent trip, I had the chance to tour the art department of a local...

Sep 11, 2015

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5 Ways to Keep Your Batteries Charge...

5 Ways to Keep Your Batteries Charged All Week Long

When I heard about the new book titled Are you Fully Charged? by author Tom...

Aug 31, 2015

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Help! I’m the Only Art Teacher...

Help! I’m the Only Art Teacher in my PLC!

The start of a new school year means the start of new Professional Learning...

Aug 24, 2015

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Gaining the Confidence to Lead Your ...

Gaining the Confidence to Lead Your Art Department

  You’re the leader of your art department. Now what?   Maybe...

Jul 24, 2015

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Dealing with Change in the New Schoo...

Dealing with Change in the New School Year

There is a great deal of research out there about change, and in education,...

Jul 17, 2015

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AOE Summer 2015 Online Conference Re...

AOE Summer 2015 Online Conference Recap

  Another conference is in the books! On Thursday, July 16th, the live...