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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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Playing with Tape: A Public Art Residency

Monday, March 25, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

It is starting to get dark and we have been working on this small Tape Art mural for almost an hour. It is the fourth one of the day and the twelfth one so far this week. The irony of this mural is th ...

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Artist Amy Sherald: Blending Portraiture and Politics

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Artist Amy Sherald was a keynote speaker at the NAEA Boston conference this past week. SchoolArts Magazine was fortunate to feature her on the cover and through an interview. We are sharing it here, a ...

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Open to Interpretation

Friday, March 8, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Do you find that your students are open to interpretation? Open to being art critics about their own and other works of art? When initially introduced to art criticism, some may associate negative con ...

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Introducing SchoolArts First Collection: Media Arts

Monday, February 25, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

What are media arts? The concept may be confusing to some, as media can be both traditional and contemporary. However, its acceptance as a term for embracing new forms of technology is supported by th ...

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Folk Art to Go!: Making Puppets at MOIFA

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

As former elementary art teachers, my husband and I enjoy helping out with the studio experiences at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe (MOIFA). ...

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Photoshop Proofs and Movie Spoofs

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

When selecting projects for students, it’s always good to know what will connect them to their own visual/material culture. I have learned that what worked for students 10 years ago will probabl ...

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The Wonderful World of Fractals

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Do you aspire to implement innovative ways to incorporate S.T.E.A.M. into your K-12 Arts curriculum? Fractals are an engaging way to celebrate the arts, sciences, and mathematics. Furthermore, fractal ...

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What is Media Art?

Friday, February 8, 2019 | Nancy Walkup

Just what is media art? The concept may be confusing, as media can be both traditional and contemporary, but its acceptance as embracing new forms of technology is supported by the National Art Educat ...

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