Jan 6, 2014

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Revamp Your Vision for the New Year

Revamp Your Vision for the New Year

As 2014 begins, we all start to make plans and goals for the new year.  In...

Jan 3, 2014

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5 Things High School Teachers Will L...

5 Things High School Teachers Will Love About the AOE Online Conference

I was talking to a High School art teacher recently, and she wondered if the...

Dec 6, 2013

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How Art Teachers Make Time to Create...

How Art Teachers Make Time to Create Art

It can be very difficult for art teachers to find time to create personal...

Dec 5, 2013

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Video: The Coolest Personality Inven...

Video: The Coolest Personality Inventory Ever – The Essential Enneagram

Personality typologies are pretty fun. I always enjoy a chance to fill one out...

Dec 3, 2013

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10 Tips For a Successful Peer Observ...

10 Tips For a Successful Peer Observation

Peer observations can be one of the most beneficial professional development...

Nov 21, 2013

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10 Tips to Help You be a Successful ...

10 Tips to Help You be a Successful National Board Candidate

My journey as a candidate for National Board Certification for teaching...

Sep 25, 2013

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Stay Connected With Your Arts Commun...

Stay Connected With Your Arts Communities!

I recently almost missed an opportunity of a (my) lifetime!  While I follow...

Sep 3, 2013

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My PLC Just Formed… Now What?

My PLC Just Formed… Now What?

“PLC” (Personal Learning Community) has become a popular...

Aug 9, 2013

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Out of Ice Breakers? Try a TASK Part...

Out of Ice Breakers? Try a TASK Party!

Editor’s Note: Today writer Sarah shares a fun ice breaker that can be done...

Jul 30, 2013

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A Must-See Research Database for Art...

A Must-See Research Database for Art Educators

Are you working towards an advanced degree? Perhaps you’re looking for...

Jul 15, 2013

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3 Summer Reads to Enhance Your Pract...

3 Summer Reads to Enhance Your Practice

To me, summer is synonymous with reading. There is nothing I like better than...

Jul 3, 2013

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How Will You Spend Your Time This Su...

How Will You Spend Your Time This Summer?

Your big art show is in the bag, you’ve wrapped up the last lessons of...

Apr 5, 2013

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A Sneaky Way to Stretch Your PD Budg...

A Sneaky Way to Stretch Your PD Budget

I really shouldn’t even be telling you this, but I have a clever way to...

Nov 26, 2012

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2012 Art Ed Conference Tour Recap

2012 Art Ed Conference Tour Recap

If you’ve been following our updates on Facebook and Twitter, you know a...

Oct 23, 2012

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Calling Kansas and Wisconsin Art Tea...

Calling Kansas and Wisconsin Art Teachers!

Sound off Kansas and Wisconsin! The Education Sea will be traveling on our...

Oct 12, 2012

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The AOE Conference Challenge

The AOE Conference Challenge

Ok you guys, now that we know each other a little bit better, I feel like I...

Oct 11, 2012

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The Importance of Attending an Art C...

The Importance of Attending an Art Conference

There are many reasons why art teachers don’t attend local art conferences....

Oct 10, 2012

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8 Tips for Creating Engaging Confere...

8 Tips for Creating Engaging Conference Presentations

This weekend, just like my colleague Chelsie, I presented at the Iowa /...

Oct 9, 2012

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I Presented, and Lived to Tell the T...

I Presented, and Lived to Tell the Tale!

I recently presented at the Iowa-Nebraska Art Conference and it was all about...

Oct 8, 2012

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Making the Most of Your Conference E...

Making the Most of Your Conference Experience

The fall conference season in full swing, and AOE’s fall conference tour...

Oct 1, 2012

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I Have a New Career in Art Ed

I Have a New Career in Art Ed

Sometimes life takes twists and turns you don’t expect. I’m not one for...

Oct 1, 2012

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Introducing PD PAKS!

Introducing PD PAKS!

For years AOE has been helping art teachers with their individual professional...

Sep 24, 2012

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The Initial Excitement of National B...

The Initial Excitement of National Board Candidacy

Last fall I went to a showing of the documentary Mitchel 20. This movie is...

Sep 21, 2012

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5 Common Problems in Art Department ...

5 Common Problems in Art Department Meetings and How to Fix Them

For the past three years part of my job description involved creating,...