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The Great Debate: Essential Questions or I Can Statements

The Great Debate: Essential Questions or I Can Statements
As educators, the focus in our profession is teaching others and helping our students learn, grow, and develop as much as possible. Fortunately, teachers also have the opportunity to continually learn and grow themselves. As new research is done and trends are […]

By |October 16th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

8 Tips for Successful Classroom Management

8 Tips for Successful Classroom Management
When I think about one of my greatest strengths as a teacher I would say it is classroom management. But when it comes to effectively managing a classroom of 25 plus children, I don’t think you can ever have it completely figured out. I […]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

Top 12 Books Every Art Room Should Have

Ready or not the new school year is upon us. Rosters are set, schedules are made, and curriculums are being finalized. As art teachers we have an endless amount of resources that we can pull from to supplement our teaching. We can find inspiration from nature, media, art history, core […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

Have You Pushed The Restart Button Yet?

They say if you love your job, you never work a day in your life. I love my job. I love being an art teacher. Creating art with kids all day, the busy schedule, the long hours, the mile long to-do lists… I really do love it all. Another big […]

By |August 3rd, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

Lessons From A Color Wheel

Illustrator, Becky Simpson says it best, “Sincere enthusiasm is not bragging. Enthusiasm is contagious and gives others permission to do the same.” What helps create sincere enthusiasm? Taking part in the journey.

As an art teacher, there is more to what we teach than just an end product worthy of hanging […]

By |July 26th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments