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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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Colorful Ofrenda Skeletons

Day of the Dead — Ofrenda Painting

The pop­u­lar Mex­i­can hol­i­day, Day of the Dead (or Dia de Los Muer­tos), gives us many oppor­tu­ni­ties for col­or­ful art lessons com­bined with learn­ing about another cul­ture! True con­fes­sion time.… when I moved from a small town in upstate New York to go to col­lege in Cal­i­for­nia, I had no idea what Day of the Dead was.… I […]

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AOE Online Art Ed Conference

National Online Conference for Art Teachers

The first ever online con­fer­ence for Art edu­ca­tors is com­ing soon! Jes­sica Balsey and her team at AOE (Art of Edu­ca­tion) have put together an excit­ing line up of high qual­ity pre­sen­ta­tions for this spe­cial event on Mon­day, June 25th — just for Art teach­ers. Each pre­sen­ta­tion will be short (about 10 min­utes, like a TED […]

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Teacher Workshop: “Day of the Dead” Projects

The pop­u­lar Mex­i­can hol­i­day, “Day of the Dead” is just around the cor­ner!  If you live on the Cal­i­for­nia Cen­tral Coast, don’t miss your chance to get some great project ideas at my teacher work­shop, “Teach Kids Art: ‘Day of the Dead’ Projects”.… this week­end only - Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 24th, 2011 from 9am-noon at Palace Art & Office Sup­ply in […]

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Summer Workshops for Teachers!

Sum­mer is here, and I’ve cre­ated two new “Teacher Work­shops” which I’ll be pre­sent­ing in July at Palace Art in Capi­tola, Cal­i­for­nia.  If you hap­pen to live on the Cen­tral Coast, I hope you can join us!  (Each work­shop will be offered twice!)  Join us for:  Teach Kids Art: Haiku Tun­nel Books Tues. July 12, 9am-11am OR […]

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Day of the Dead” — a Teacher Workshop!

For those of you who call the Cal­i­for­nia Cen­tral Coast your home, we have a spe­cial Teach Kids Art teacher work­shop com­ing up this Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 9th, from 9am-noon at Palace Art & Office Sup­ply in Capi­tola.…. “Teach Kids ‘Day of the Dead’ Projects”! I will be co-teaching this work­shop with K-12 Span­ish teacher, Catherine […]

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