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Modeling an Engaging Art Lesson

Friday, September 6, 2019 | Pam Stephens and Elisa Wiedeman

Each semester, our pre-service art educators are introduced to the development of meaningful art lessons. These future teachers are encouraged to find inspiration for their lessons from various source ...

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Don't Judge a Box by Its Cover

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | Eric Gibbons

For this lesson, students designed the outside of a box to represent how they are perceived by others, and the inside to represent how they know themselves to be. They were encouraged to work symbolic ...

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Color Symmetry

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

One of the first early childhood lessons I ever taught as an elementary teacher became one I always taught. It combines imagination with simple color theory and bilateral or line symmetry. It also has ...

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Testimony

Monday, July 29, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Testimony: an open acknowledgment of truth, a formal written or spoken statement or declaration in support of a belief. When I taught preservice classes at the University of North Texas, I required ...

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What's Your Art Teacher Super Power?

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

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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Celebrating PRIDE Month

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

The month of June was chosen for LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous demonstrations by members ...

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SchoolArtsRoom is Moving!

Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

New Season, new website, and new blog look! It’s full Spring here in Santa Fe and more than just the trees and flowers are changing.  SchoolArts Room is Moving! ...

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Recollective Echo: A Curatorial Program Exhibition at the Coe Center for the Arts

Saturday, April 13, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

This year’s Hands-On Curatorial Program exhibition, Recollective Echo, opens to the public May 10, 5-7pm.  ...

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Netiquette Essentials for Minding Your Manners

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Scott Steinberg's Netiquette Essentials: New Rules for Minding Your Manners in a Digital World gives good guidelines for conducting ourselves online: ...

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Sustainability: The May 2019 SchoolArts

Friday, April 5, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Traditionally the Peruvian ch’ullu (hat) is a symbol of authority. Making the ch’ullu from recycled plastic represents the larger community leadership role of protecting the future. ...

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