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...

Dec 31, 2013

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Need a Fresh Idea for a Visiting Art...

Need a Fresh Idea for a Visiting Artist?  Check out Tiny Circus!

A few months ago I attended the regional Art Education Conference in Iowa,...

Dec 26, 2013

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Use art2day for your Contemporary Ar...

Use art2day for your Contemporary Art Needs!

Showing examples of artists’ work is a great way to get the creative...

Dec 20, 2013

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Kick the Winter Blues with Buzzfeed!

Kick the Winter Blues with Buzzfeed!

If you haven’t heard of the website Buzzfeed, you’re missing out!...

Dec 16, 2013

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12 Days of Photoshop: Free Lesson Pl...

12 Days of Photoshop: Free Lesson Plan Download

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

Nov 26, 2013

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No Photoshop? No Problem!

No Photoshop? No Problem!

Anyone who knows anything about digital art knows Photoshop. Photoshop has...

Nov 22, 2013

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3 Color Exploration Apps Your Studen...

3 Color Exploration Apps Your Students Will LOVE!

In our ever-evolving digital age new products, advances, and apps come out...

Nov 20, 2013

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Funky Chickens: Free Lesson Plan Dow...

Funky Chickens: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Shape, Color Art...

Nov 6, 2013

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Promote Your Class With Video

Promote Your Class With Video

Videos are a great way to advocate for your class. Whether it is a highlight...

Nov 5, 2013

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The Poster Predicament: Is an Art Ro...

The Poster Predicament: Is an Art Room Icon Becoming Extinct?

As I was sorting through my large art reproduction prints to find a poster for...

Nov 1, 2013

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Reward Students For Their Hard Work:...

Reward Students For Their Hard Work: Have A Fun Friday!

Have you ever had a student complain about an art project? “This is hard,”...

Sep 30, 2013

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ArtKive: Clutter Free Art Storage fo...

ArtKive: Clutter Free Art Storage for Families

ArtKive, by The Kive Company, is an app for Apple and Android products that...

Sep 24, 2013

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Even More Non-Fiction Resources For ...

Even More Non-Fiction Resources For Your Classroom

Yesterday, we presented the Ultimate Guide to Non-Fiction Book Series for...

Sep 13, 2013

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Organizing Your Artsonia Processes: ...

Organizing Your Artsonia Processes: 10 Tricks from the Experts

The process of creating and maintaining an Artsonia account can be...

Sep 12, 2013

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Enlisting Students to Help with Arts...

Enlisting Students to Help with Artsonia

I am all about getting my students’ artwork safely (and relatively...

Sep 10, 2013

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Four Fab Artsonia Features You May N...

Four Fab Artsonia Features You May Not Know About

It’s not every day you get a personal tour around the Artsonia website from...

Sep 4, 2013

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What “Old School” Materi...

What “Old School” Materials Can’t You Live Without?

The school I have taught in for the last six years underwent a total remodel...

Sep 2, 2013

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Pinterest for Teachers Has Launched!

Pinterest for Teachers Has Launched!

We all know teachers are CRAZY for Pinterest, and the folks over at Pinterest...

Aug 14, 2013

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Sick of Teaching the Rules? Make a V...

Sick of Teaching the Rules? Make a Video!

During the first few weeks of school, one of the most important things you...