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Monarch Migrations and the Mexican Days of the Dead

Sunday, October 14, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

Monarch Migrations Keriann Kirkeng One year I was researching Dia De Los Muertos/The Mexican Day of the Dead  to incorporate in a unit I was creating and I became fascinated with its co ...

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Embracing Art for Social Change: Washington Art Education Association Conference

Friday, October 12, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

I'm just back from a great trip to Tacoma, Washington, to present Embracing Art for Social Change at the Washington Art Education Association Conference and thought I would share a few photos. My keyn ...

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Forest Bathing In Big Bend National

Friday, October 12, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

“It is time for a different, formal defense of nature. We should offer up not just the notion of being sensible and responsible about it…nor the notion of its mammoth utilitarian and fina ...

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Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

Elementary, middle and high school teachers and their students are encouraged to participate in the Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest, an integral part of the14th annual Endangered Species D ...

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Boxed Humans

Monday, September 10, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

When planning this “Boxed Human” project, I wanted to give my students freedom to create pieces that reflect their own developing styles. The goals for this project were for students to ex ...

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Persistence: Why it is Important

Sunday, September 9, 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 u ...

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An Invitation from The Memory Project

Monday, August 27, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers, art students, and solo artists to help cultivate global kindness by creating portraits for children around the worl ...

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Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg

Sunday, August 26, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Legfills most of the Museum of Modern Art in Fort Worth from Jun 10, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018. Don't miss it if you are anywhere near Fort Worth! ...

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Art Teachers At Naea New Orleans

Tuesday, August 21, 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 for setting high expectations for your students. To renew or rein ...

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Write for SchoolArts Magazine

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | Nancy Walkup

Art teachers, summertime is a great time to write articles for SchoolArts Magazine about your most successful studio lessons and ideas. ...

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