Jan 18, 2016

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An Introduction to Coding in the Art...

An Introduction to Coding in the Art Room

Education trends come and go at a rapid pace. Whenever something new comes...

Jan 4, 2016

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A Better Way to Teach Radial Balance

A Better Way to Teach Radial Balance

Editor’s Note: Welcome back teachers! We know how difficult it can be to...

Nov 12, 2015

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Ease into Technology with a Photo Wa...

Ease into Technology with a Photo Walk

I try to stay away from comments like “back when I was your age” or...

Nov 5, 2015

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The Best App for Student-Directed Di...

The Best App for Student-Directed Digital Portfolios

One of the best ways to communicate growth of student learning is through a...

Nov 4, 2015

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3 Ways Digital Portfolios Benefit Yo...

3 Ways Digital Portfolios Benefit Your Students

Do you still have your college art portfolio? I have mine. The big black...

Oct 14, 2015

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A Way to Engage Your Entire Classroo...

A Way to Engage Your Entire Classroom

Do you ever find yourself dragging through a slide presentation while your...

Sep 30, 2015

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Digital Pop Photos: Free Lesson Plan...

Digital Pop Photos: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Color Art Skills:...

Sep 22, 2015

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Have You Seen This Flipped Pinterest...

Have You Seen This Flipped Pinterest Board?

As art teachers, many of us are visual learners. When trying to remember...

Sep 17, 2015

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Essential Tools and Inspiration for ...

Essential Tools and Inspiration for Your Next Green Screen Project

Did you know that I was hanging out in the diner the night Edward Hopper...

Sep 16, 2015

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7 Easy Ways to Create a Green Screen...

7 Easy Ways to Create a Green Screen for Your Classroom

If you’ve ever considered a green screen lesson, but you are worried...

Aug 28, 2015

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5 Student-Friendly Photo Apps You Sh...

5 Student-Friendly Photo Apps You Should Try This Year

Did you take a photography class in college? If you are like me, that means...

Aug 25, 2015

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21 Media Resources to Use in Your El...

21 Media Resources to Use in Your Elementary or Middle School Art Room

Weeding through art catalogs and the web to find quality media for your...

Aug 19, 2015

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Fall Photography: Free Lesson Plan D...

Fall Photography: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Space and Color Art...

Aug 18, 2015

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4 Ways to Embrace Cell Phone Use in ...

4 Ways to Embrace Cell Phone Use in the Classroom

    We need to stop–like right now, today, stop–looking...

Aug 17, 2015

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Is your Desk Ready for the School Ye...

Is your Desk Ready for the School Year?

    There are some things that make a day feel like it is never...

Aug 12, 2015

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The Easiest Way to Teach Routines

The Easiest Way to Teach Routines

Do you find it cumbersome to teach your routines over and over, year after...

Aug 10, 2015

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Go Ahead! Show a Video on the First ...

Go Ahead! Show a Video on the First Day of School

If there is one thing I have learned in all my years of teaching, it is that...

Aug 6, 2015

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3 Powerful, Free Programs to Use in ...

3 Powerful, Free Programs to Use in Your Art Room

    I clearly remember a bit of advice my principal gave me at my...

Jul 15, 2015

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5 Flipped Teachers’ YouTube Ch...

5 Flipped Teachers’ YouTube Channels You Won’t Want to Miss!

When we think of flipping the art room, we automatically think of the daunting...

Jul 3, 2015

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5 Art Apps to Use this School Year

5 Art Apps to Use this School Year

In the last few years, there have been some incredible art apps developed. In...

Jun 30, 2015

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3 Technology Tutorials for Techie Ar...

3 Technology Tutorials for Techie Art Teachers

While browsing Pinterest, we often see cool technology projects for the art...

Jun 26, 2015

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5 Stellar Websites for Finding Artis...

5 Stellar Websites for Finding Artist Information

As art teachers, we are blessed with a rich history of artists to show our...

Jun 17, 2015

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5 Pieces of Solid Advice for Your Di...

5 Pieces of Solid Advice for Your Digital Photography Students

I launched a new digital arts curriculum this year, and digital photography...

Jun 11, 2015

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We’ve Flipped this Lesson For ...

We’ve Flipped this Lesson For You!

Did you know there is more than one way to flip your art room? In the AOE...