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Hidden in Plain Sight

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

Since I am sharing this lesson with my preservice university students this week, I thought I would also share it here. ...

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Summer Professional Development Opportunities in Santa Fe

Friday, March 30, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

It is my understanding that there is no word for art in most indigenous cultures. John Reyna, a Native American from Taos Pueblo, always stresses this fact about Pueblo languages in his introductions ...

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Seeing the Big Picture

Sunday, March 18, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

Daniel Pink’s Peanut Butter Cup Theory of Innovation: “Sometimes the most powerful ideas come from simply combining two existing ideas nobody else ever thought to unite.” ...

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It's all a Matter of Perspective

Saturday, March 17, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

Until I went to China several years ago, I had not given much thought to the country - it seemed impossibly remote for this claustrophobic flyer and my travels, up to this point, focused on Mexico and ...

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Connecting to Place

Friday, March 9, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

Every place has a history. Think about one of your favorite places. Is it a place in nature? Is it a built environment? What is its history? Have you ever tried to depict it in art, perhaps throu ...

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Making a Difference

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

If you are like most art teachers, you are the only such teacher in your school, a situation that can feel very isolating. Yet you should never underestimate the power of one. ...

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The Root of All Easels

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

So that we can give you access to Rama's reproducible art bucks,  I am sharing here Rama Hughes' March 2012 SchoolArts advocacy article, The Root of All... Easels?: ...

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Reflections on the Elements and Principles

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

It's come time in my university art education class for my students to consider the elements and principles of art. Our  textbook, Children and Their Art, by Michael Day and Al Hurwitz, defines t ...

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Call for Entries for the International Interdependence Hexagon Project

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

The International Interdependence Hexagon Project VI is an opportunity for teachers of students ages 10-18 to have their students participate in an international effort to promote interdependence ...

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SchoolArts in the News

Saturday, January 28, 2012 | Nancy Walkup

If you have an article or student artwork published in SchoolArts, be sure to share it with everyone you know, from your district superintendent to your principal, parents, fellow teachers, and studen ...

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