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Why You Should Write for SchoolArts Magazine

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

Why should you write for SchoolArts? ...

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Beginning with Bloom's

Friday, August 26, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

A good way to start off the new school year is to think of advocacy efforts you can make right away. One approach is to make and display a poster that details the revised version of Bloom's Taxonomy.& ...

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Sage Advice for Preservice Art Teachers

Monday, August 15, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

On Facebook recently, I asked art teachers, “What advice should I give prospective teachers in my preservice methods class? What are the most important things you think they need to learn?&rdquo ...

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Ten Best Practices

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

Managing the Art Room ...

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At Play with Applique

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

During our SchoolArts/CRIZMAC Folk Art Extravaganza, recently held in Santa Fe, one of the projects our participants worked on was a personal quilt square, inspired by the many forms of quilting, weav ...

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Changing the World, Changing Ourselves: Folk Art Extravaganza

Friday, July 15, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

Somehow I have just looked up and discovered that it is the middle of July! I have been going nonstop since school was out but now have some time for reflection. ...

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Back from Venice with Frida and Diego!

Monday, June 27, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

It's hard to believe school has been over since June 3 but I have been going non-stop since then! Time to catch up now that the SchoolArts group is back from a week in Venice. ...

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Why We Teach

Monday, May 23, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

When someone asks you what you do, what is your immediate answer? I suspect, for most of us, the answer is “I’m an art teacher.” It is the role with which we most identify. And we al ...

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Creative Minds

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

Maintaining Order in the Art Room ...

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Early Deadline for NAEA Convention Proposals

Sunday, April 24, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

The theme for the convention is "Emerging Perspectives, Connecting Teaching, Learning, and Research." ...

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Welcome to Stacy's World

Sunday, April 24, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

SchoolArts Magazine is published in Worcester, Massachusetts, though I live in Denton, Texas. Most of our work is conveyed over the Internet or by mail, but I visit the office several times a year to ...

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Reconsidering SchoolArts' ClipCards

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

SchoolArts' ClipCards feature has been in the magazine for some time; they were originally suggested by Laura Chapman.  ...

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May/June SchoolArts: Ecology

Sunday, April 10, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

So far my students haven’t complained about all our bird-themed projects this year. ...

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Judging for ArtBreak

Sunday, April 10, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

The past few days I have had the honor of being one of three judges for ArtBreak, the "largest student arts festival in the South," a regional arts exhibition, performance, and competition t ...

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SchoolArts Themes Finalized for 2011-2012

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

My head is still spinning from a whirlwind of activities at NAEA in Seattle. ...

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The Power of Transformation

Monday, March 7, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

If my recollections are correct, I am pretty sure that the new student teacher I am getting this week will be my 25th. ...

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