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...

Aug 8, 2013

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Newimals: Free Lesson Plan Download

Newimals: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: MS/HS Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape, Color,...

Aug 1, 2013

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Light Graffiti: Free Lesson Plan Dow...

Light Graffiti: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: MS/HS Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Positive/Negative...

Jul 31, 2013

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The Ideal Tech Set-Up for the Art Ro...

The Ideal Tech Set-Up for the Art Room

One question I get asked quite often is: What is the ideal technology setup...

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 12, 2013

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How do you Handle Electronic Devices...

How do you Handle Electronic Devices in the Art Room?

The middle school I teach at has a no cell phones policy. Although I can see...

Mar 26, 2013

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Knofolio: The New Wave of Digital Ar...

Knofolio: The New Wave of Digital Art Portfolios

When I was in High School I applied for an art scholarship at the college I...