Dec 10, 2013

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Top 4 Do-It-Yourself Adaptations for...

Top 4 Do-It-Yourself Adaptations for the Art Room

The market for specialized equipment aimed at helping students that require...

Oct 31, 2013

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Why Centers Make the Perfect Sub Pla...

Why Centers Make the Perfect Sub Plans

Yep, I’ve done it. I’ve come back into school to prep and write sub plans...

Oct 25, 2013

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3 Great Graphic Organizers for the A...

3 Great Graphic Organizers for the Art Room

The visual arts are such a broad and encompassing discipline that even...

Oct 23, 2013

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3 Timesaving Tips To Try Today

3 Timesaving Tips To Try Today

As our schedules get more and more full with classes, professional...

Aug 3, 2011

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Are you Dreading a New School Year?

Are you Dreading a New School Year?

For teachers, the coming of a new school year can bring mixed emotions. For...

Apr 24, 2011

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No-Fail Formula for Great Lesson Pla...

No-Fail Formula for Great Lesson Plans

Teaching is a balancing act when it comes to designing successful art lessons...

Mar 25, 2011

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Make Your Own Mini Whiteboards!

Make Your Own Mini Whiteboards!

One of the most common questions I get from readers involves the class...

Dec 28, 2010

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How to Make and Keep your Goals!

All around the blog-o-sphere people are making resolutions. Although some of...

Dec 8, 2010

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As I Write this Letter…

As I Write this Letter…

Today I want to talk about the Letters Home component of my new management...

Dec 6, 2010

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Improve Classroom Management in the ...

Improve Classroom Management in the Art Room Today!

With the holidays approaching, I bet you have noticed a new level of...

Nov 11, 2010

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Stashed Away- Sharing Student Art

Stashed Away- Sharing Student Art

Yesterday I talked about Parent Teacher Conferences.  Sometimes I have...

Nov 9, 2010

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Positivity Notes

Positivity Notes

One way that I communicate with parents is through email. Each week, I try to...

Nov 8, 2010

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Parent Communication Week!

Parent Communication Week!

Welcome to Parent Communication Week on AOE! This week my report cards are...

Nov 2, 2010

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Color “Sort” Game

Color “Sort” Game

I made up a new game for my students this week! It’s called a...

Jul 28, 2010

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Tackle Your Organizational Pitfalls

Tackle Your Organizational Pitfalls

As I think about the start of a new school year, I also think about the...

Jul 20, 2010

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5 Simple Steps to “Enjoy the R...

5 Simple Steps to “Enjoy the Ride”

I recently graduated with my Master of Arts in Education.  So, in...

Jul 16, 2010

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Give ‘Em a Squirt

Give ‘Em a Squirt

Do you hate it when the tables get cleaned off but are still so wet, when your...

Jul 14, 2010

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10 Ways to Lead in Art Education

What do leaders in Art Education look like?  In such a specific field, often...

Jul 7, 2010

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5 Simple Ways to Stay Positive at Wo...

You have seen it time and time again.  Teachers can be negative....

Jun 9, 2010

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5 Simple Steps to Write a Profession...

5 Simple Steps to Write a Professional Mission Statement

We’ve seen it time and time again – companies, schools and...