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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Compared to most classroom teachers, I do think art teachers wield more power in what they teach and how they interact with their students. For the most part, we are able to create, plan, and present ...

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

In my first elementary art position, I inherited wallpaper books, glass baby food jars, stacks of newspapers, cardboard egg cartons, and not much else. Like most art teachers, I became an expert on se ...

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Friday, March 1, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Just what are media arts? The concept may be initially confusing to some, as media can be either traditional or contemporary, but the acceptance of media arts as a term understood as embracing new for ...

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

It’s easy to see the connections between art, science, and engineering that are evidenced in these works from both adult and student artists. The students created their artworks through what can ...

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Saturday, December 1, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

You may be surprised to learn that SchoolArts Magazine is primarily put together by a collaborative of just a handful of people. But our collaboration reaches far beyond our staff. Our articles are wr ...

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Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

Is nature a welcome guest in your artroom? I was fortunate to grow up surrounded by woods, and my father was a scoutmaster who taught me to look closely at nature. As an art teacher, I always tried to ...

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Monday, October 1, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

Persistence. Does that concept play a part in your teaching? For your students? For yourself? Persistence is the ability to stick with something, to continue working, to try harder, to not give up. I ...

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Saturday, September 1, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

Whether you are a newbie or a veteran art teacher, the beginning of the school year always offers a fresh new start and an opportunity to set high expectations for your students. To renew or reinforce ...

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