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Sherrill Knezel posted a discussion

Classroom Storage

Hello all.  My principal just informed me that they will be remodeling the art room this summer and wanted to know what kind of built-in storage I would like.  Help!  Can anyone share photos of their art room with invaluable storage that I should consider asking for?  Thanks so much!See More
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Sherrill Knezel replied to Michelle Melendez's discussion Returning Artwork
"Hi Michelle, I designate one week in mid-May for handing back artwork.  I send home a newsletter to parents asking them to send in a large garbage bag and letting them know the exact dates for each grade level.  On the day of class, I…"
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Marty Williams replied to Amber Click's discussion Clean Up Time
"Hi Lynne--This is exactly what I plan to be doing next year! My biggest challenge is watching the clock! I often get so into what we're doing that I don't see those last minutes flying by. I wondered what kind of prize you reward…"
May 14
Marty Williams replied to Amber Click's discussion end of year gift
"We often have art workshops for kids in various community centers over the summer. If some are one day events, etc it might be affordable to buy a spot in one of those classes? Or a coupon to an art store like Dick Blick?"
May 14
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Kylee R Holland posted a discussion

Art Appreciation Curriculum

I am a first year teacher. I teach a high school Art Appreciation course in the fall and it is only a semester long. I had some progress with my curriculum this past year, BUT I think I need to improve quite a bit. I just don’t know where to start. Any high school teachers that have opinions, tips, or any helpful advice about teaching a HS level Art History course would be great!!!! From timeline wise to projects to homework and tests. I’m just a bit unsure of how it should go. I’m still…See More
May 6
Elisa Choi replied to Elisa Choi's discussion How Do You Teach Toddlers and Young Kids to Draw?
"Hi Lesley! Thank you for your valuable input. i like what you said about lots of paper because children need a lot of space to experiment and be creative. tracing things and each other is a great idea and something that is tangible for children to…"
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Classroom Storage

Hello all.  My principal just informed me that they will be remodeling the art room this summer and wanted to know what kind of built-in storage I would like.  Help!  Can anyone share photos of their art room with invaluable storage that I should…Continue

Started by Sherrill Knezel in Classroom Organization on Friday.

Returning Artwork 9 Replies

Hello Community Friends,As the year comes to an end I have noticed that I dropped the ball on returning my student's projects. After taking down artwork I did not return it to the students. Since this is my 1st year teaching I would like to learn…Continue

Started by Michelle Melendez in Classroom Organization. Last reply by Sherrill Knezel on Friday.

Clean Up Time 5 Replies

Hi! This is my first time posting here. I am in my first year as an art teacher of a private school. I teach K-8. I have soooo many questions...but the main one right now would be how to have a more effective and smooth clean up time. I get my kids…Continue

Tags: up., clean, management

Started by Amber Click in Classroom Management. Last reply by Marty Williams May 14.

end of year gift 2 Replies

Hi!I had a very small middle school class this year. Only 4 girls. Since it is such a small class I would like to give them each a little something artsy for an end of year gift. Right now, the only thing I have in mind is a sketchbook. I wasn't…Continue

Tags: year, of, end

Started by Amber Click in General. Last reply by Marty Williams May 14.

Art Appreciation Curriculum

I am a first year teacher. I teach a high school Art Appreciation course in the fall and it is only a semester long. I had some progress with my curriculum this past year, BUT I think I need to improve quite a bit. I just don’t know where to start.…Continue

Tags: pacing guide, High School, High School Art, Art Appreciation, Art History

Started by Kylee R Holland in General May 6.

How Do You Teach Toddlers and Young Kids to Draw? 4 Replies

Hi Art Teachers!I am a beginner art teacher (an artist with no formal education degree) who likes to teach and is currently teaching drawing and painting to kids ages 4-12 years old at an art center. However, I am having quite a difficulty in…Continue

Tags: drawing, teach, draw, to, how

Started by Elisa Choi in General. Last reply by Elisa Choi May 2.

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