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Picture Consequences/Exquisite Corpse

Monday, February 21, 2011 | Nancy Walkup

Picture consequences is a circle game in which a group of people cooperatively draw a person or creature. ...

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Success at CEDFA

Saturday, June 12, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Samantha Melvin and I had a great time presenting at the CEDFA (Center for Educator Development in the Fine Arts) Summit in Austin, Texas. ...

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Back to the Visionary

Sunday, April 25, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

One of the materials I brought home from the American Visionary Museum in Baltimore was an admirable list of their education goals. They certainly apply to art education: ...

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NAEA: What's Worth Teaching in Art

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

If you are going to NAEA in Baltimore, please join us for a collaborative presentation on Friday, organized by Craig Roland:  ...

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Survey for NBCT Teachers

Monday, March 29, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

A friend and colleague of mine, Susan Hall, asked me to share the following questions with art teachers who are NBCT (National Board Certification Teachers). ...

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Being Green

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

What exactly does it mean to be “green” these days? Using only sustainable resources? Leaving a smaller carbon footprint? Conserving resources and energy? Reusing and repurposing materials ...

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The Difference One Teacher Can Make

Monday, March 22, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Most art teachers are the only art teachers in their school and some may feel alone at times and that they can't make much difference. But one teacher can make a huge difference - I know many art teac ...

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Denton Students Decorate Crutches for Earthquake-Ravaged Haitians

Sunday, March 14, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

Symbols of hope are being transported from some Denton fourth- and fifth-graders to Haitians devastated by the country's recent earthquake. ...

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Advocacy Begins at Home

Thursday, March 11, 2010 | Nancy Walkup

In the March issue of SchoolArts, "Art Education and the Professional Learning Community (PDF)" details the efforts made in my school district by our 20 elementary art teachers to form a PLC ...

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