Dec 8, 2014

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Another 12 Days of Photoshop

Another 12 Days of Photoshop

    Last season, we released an exciting way for your students to...

Nov 28, 2014

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Become a Classroom Management Ninja ...

Become a Classroom Management Ninja with ClassDojo

ClassDojo has the potential to revolutionize your classroom. I’ve said...

Nov 21, 2014

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Artsonia’s Classroom Mode: Sav...

Artsonia’s Classroom Mode: Saving Teachers’ Sanity, One Student Upload at a Time

If you’re not using Artsonia, the online student art museum, in your...

Nov 14, 2014

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Piktochart: A Cool Tool to Keep Your...

Piktochart: A Cool Tool to Keep Your Art Room Running Smoothy

Cleaning up in the art room is inevitable. It doesn’t matter if you teach...

Nov 6, 2014

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Welcome to Illustration Friday

Welcome to Illustration Friday

Imagine if  you were asked to create an illustration. Before you started...

Oct 23, 2014

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My School Blocks Social Media, and I...

My School Blocks Social Media, and It’s Cramping My Style

    One would think that in today’s day and age, schools would...

Oct 16, 2014

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Take Your Artsonia Gallery to the Ne...

Take Your Artsonia Gallery to the Next Level with the Hall of Fame!

By now, we’re sure that many of you have heard of, Artsonia the online...

Sep 15, 2014

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Use Socrative for Easy Formative Ass...

Use Socrative for Easy Formative Assessments in the Art Room

One of the best things about formative assessment is that it delivers instant...

Sep 1, 2014

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15 Fabulous Ways to Utilize a Docume...

15 Fabulous Ways to Utilize a Document Camera in the Art Room

  Recently, I heard one of my students ask his friend, “If you were...

Aug 29, 2014

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A Look at Graffiti Apps for High Sch...

A Look at Graffiti Apps for High School Students

Students like spay paint because it’s fun, fast and absolutely cool....

Aug 21, 2014

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Smashing Faces: Free Lesson Plan Dow...

Smashing Faces: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: High School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape and Value Art...

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...

Jun 26, 2014

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Explore the World’s Greatest A...

Explore the World’s Greatest Art in Your Underwear

Yesterday, I challenged you to visit at least one museum this summer. Maybe a...

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...

Jun 4, 2014

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The Only Online Clay Resource You...

The Only Online Clay Resource You’ll Ever Need!

One of my very favorite clay resource websites is run by art educator, John...

Jun 3, 2014

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Mystery Solved: A Step-by-Step Guide...

Mystery Solved: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a 3D Anamorphosis Drawing

How many times have we stared in amazement at the street art chalk drawings of...

Jun 2, 2014

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Use 123D Creature to Shape, Mold and...

Use 123D Creature to Shape, Mold and Paint Without Getting Messy!

It’s not quite 2D drawing… it’s not like 3D clay…...

May 28, 2014

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15 Ways to Communicate with Parents ...

15 Ways to Communicate with Parents and Families

As summer approaches, there is no better time to begin, or perfect, your...

Apr 3, 2014

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Narrative Photography: Free Lesson P...

Narrative Photography: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: High School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape, Value,...

Apr 2, 2014

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The Ultimate Guide to Using QR Codes...

The Ultimate Guide to Using QR Codes in the Art Room

Here at AOE, when you ask, we deliver! During my presentation at the last AOE...

Mar 24, 2014

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Forget the Apps! 5 Innovative Ways t...

Forget the Apps! 5 Innovative Ways to Create on the iPad

What’s the first question you ask when you see something done on an...

Mar 19, 2014

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This New Color App Will Blow Your Mi...

This New Color App Will Blow Your Mind

Considered on of the most influential books on color, Josef Albers’s...

Mar 4, 2014

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A Playful Portrait Pairing: Free Les...

A Playful Portrait Pairing: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape and Form Art Skills:...

Feb 4, 2014

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Check Out Wiggio for All Your PLC Ne...

Check Out Wiggio for All Your PLC Needs!

As you probably know, Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) are...