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Honoring Laura Chapman

Thursday, January 6, 2022 | Nancy Walkup

April 24, 1935–August 17, 2021 Art Education has recently lost one of its most persistent and beloved champions with the passing of Laura Chapman this past August. She was an icon in the Davi ...

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Bringing Play into the Art Room

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | Keri Reynolds

I felt that my high-school students really needed a change from the tedium and monotony of their daily school schedules. I wanted to come up with a lesson that would give students a chance to unwind a ...

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Editor’s Letter: Humor

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | Nancy Walkup

Having a well-developed sense of humor is a definite asset for an art teacher, both for your own peace of mind and your students’ engagement in art-making. This month, we offer a humorous take o ...

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Playing with Paper Icosahedrons

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | Kristin Ponden

A little-known fact about me is that I was the captain of my high-school math team. So, it should come as no surprise that I love finding ways to incorporate mathematical concepts into my art lessons. ...

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Summertime Art-Making

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Leigh Drake

At the end of each school year, we give students a summer drawing assignment with several concepts to choose from. Summer assignments are a great way for students to continue to learn, explore, and en ...

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Editor’s Letter: Collaboration

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Nancy Walkup

Student collaboration through art comes in many forms, and our summer articles share a wide variety of approaches. These include student-curated art installations (“Installed with Purpose” ...

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April Is Autism Acceptance Month!

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | Nancy Walkup

April is Autism Acceptance Month! Check out these SchoolArts articles that highlight how art provides an effective and inclusive form of expression for students on the Autism spectrum. Click on an ...

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Anti-Racist Art Educators

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | Tara Trinity Villanueva

Facebook has very active art education communities, some with more than 18,000 members. Numerous teachers wanted to use these groups to share and discuss anti-racist art education pedagogy and lessons ...

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Connecting through Art in a COVID World

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | IIona Szekely

The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives in different ways. Because we were isolated in our homes and unable to go to school together, we had the opportunity to spend more time with family and f ...

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Home, School, and Hybrid Art Rooms

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Nancy Walkup

This past year, art teachers have had to quickly adapt to different modes of teaching (remotely, face-to-face, or through a hybrid model). Here are some of their solutions. Notice that almost every si ...

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