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Artists Observe Unit

After the “Artistic Habits Around the Room” we jumped into an “Artists Observe” unit. This is essentially a drawing boot camp and similar to what many traditional teachers might do for a Still-life unit. I think the difference between how … Continue reading

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Printmaking “Around the Room”

I think many of you know my “Around the Room” activities. This activity is a¬†great way to introduce new mediums in a quick round robin activity. I tend to focus on learning and using new vocabulary at the same time. … Continue reading

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WAEA Fall Conference

I am so excited and honored to lead the planning committee for the state professional development conference for art educators in Washington state. The conference is a week away and luckily most things are solidly in place with only a … Continue reading

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Sculpture Center

This center is SO crazy! So many supplies, so much mess and so much engagement with so many kids! Students get a whirlwind introduction to sculpture with my intro unit. I developed the unit this year because of the success … Continue reading

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End of Year Clean Up

The Art of Ed had a great post this week that reminded me that I needed to start thinking about end of year clean up. Luckily I have 3 amazing 8th grade TA’s this year who will be doing most … Continue reading

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