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!

Editor’s Note: This week resident Tech Guru Ian Sands is bringing you...

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...

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...