Subtitle: When Procrastination Pays Off. Well, it’s done! After months of preparing drawing prompts and arranging pieces for our sketchbook, I am happy to announce that it has been mailed in! When I say ‘our’ sketchbook, I mean my students. The Sketchbook Project is a crowd-sourced library that features thousands of artists’ work from around the world (this information was taken from the website). The submitted sketchbooks become part of the Brooklyn Art Library’s collection.
A little Monday Motivation for you all. The topic: organization. Interpret this however you want. As an elementary art teacher, I find organization to be a crucial part of my effectiveness in the classroom. I mean this in various aspects of the word: organization of the physical classroom space (including materials), the structure of lessons, collection of artworks… the list goes on. Below are a few ideas for educators, specifically in an art setting. To-go containers work re
Today I attended an Elementary Art Liaison meeting near my school. I always look forward to these professional development opportunities because I get to see fellow colleagues, learn new strategies, and share ideas/information. Many of us are solo art teachers at our schools. Our Visual Arts Program is going through some transitions, since our supervisor recently retired and our coordinator will be retiring in a few months. At the meeting we expressed our thoughts on various