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Learn Art History (and lots more!) for FREE with Khan Academy

Learn Art History with the Khan Academy

“You only have to know one thing: You can learn anything.” That’s the motto of the Khan Academy! If you’re not familiar with the Khan Academy, and you have an interest in Art History (for any reason – whether you’re a parent, student, teacher, or lifelong learner) you’ll be amazed by the education that’s available to you for free! […]

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Free Digital Art Ed Magazines

In my early days of teaching art, School Arts magazine was my go-to source for art lesson inspiration and the best way to keep up with what was new in art education. Then I discovered Arts & Activities magazine, and I just couldn’t believe my luck at having access to so much great information just for art teachers! Well, that […]

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Evernote for the Art Teacher

Evernote: Digital Organization for the Art Teacher!

Summer is a great time to tackle something you’ve been wanting to do all year, but haven’t had time for…. like getting organized! When asked, most people would say that they’d like to be more organized. And getting organized can be especially challenging for us right-brained, creative people! We need a system for keeping track of all the notes, ideas, […]

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The Art of Ed Summer Online Conference 2014

Summer Online Art Ed Conference

The Art of Education is hosting their next online art ed conference on July 17th and you won’t want to miss it! If you’ve attended one of their previous conferences, you know how fun and inspiring these are! This is where over 20 thought-leaders in art education deliver fast-paced, 10 minute “TED Talk” style presentations, full of practical […]

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Some of My Favorite Art Books for Reading Aloud

Read Aloud and Respond with Art!

March 5th, 2014 is World Read Aloud Day! Every year, on the first Wednesday in March, Litworld (a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting literacy around the globe) mobilizes children and adults everywhere to advocate for literacy as a basic human right belonging to all people. Reading aloud is a natural way to celebrate the written word […]

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Art Ed Blog of the Year Finalist

Art Ed Blog of the Year Finalist

The results are in and I’m honored to be a finalist in the Art of Education’s Art Ed Blog of the Year! Check out the top 20 Art Ed blogs for lots of great content and inspiration. And be sure to follow the Art of Education for daily articles and relevant professional development just for […]

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Art Ed Blog of the Year Award

Vote for Teach Kids Art!

Voting is open for the 2013 Art Ed Blog of the Year ….and I would love your vote! I’m honored to be one of 20 Art Ed blogs that have been nominated for this annual contest by the Art of Education. Voting is open through Friday, February 7th, so check out these 20 inspiring Art Ed blogs and take a […]

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