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Heidi Horchler replied to Alison Potoma's discussion Sketchbook Assignments for Middle School?
"Is there a way you can integrate the sketch book assignment into the current project? For instance, if their assignment is to create something using contrasting color - they could show you their sketchbook ideas for approval prior to them starting…"
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Heidi Horchler replied to Amy Klingshirn's discussion blogging
"The easiest (and FREE) blog formats are Blogger (which links to your Google account), Wordpress.com (different from Wordpress.org), and tumblr. Tumblr takes some getting used to, but if you want it to be a blog kids will follow, it's a good one…"
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Heidi Horchler replied to Andrea Andersen's discussion Suggestions needed for wall quote
"If you can see beauty in everything, YOU ARE AN ARTIST. The Artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of (Attributed to DaVinci) Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. (Degas) Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is…"
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Stacey Hein replied to Andrea Andersen's discussion Suggestions needed for wall quote
""Show me something I have never seen before"   "Every child is an artist" Pablo Picasso "Creativity takes courage" Matisse "The EARTH without ART is just EH""
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Kristine Blocker commented on Kristine Blocker's photo
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"Thanks Laurie! This was 8th grade. The students could use their own theme. I demonstrated the basic techniques and then let them go with whatever theme they wanted to use."
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"These are cool.  How did you make them? "
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Laurie Reider commented on Kristine Blocker's photo
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"I really like this! What grade did you do these with?"
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Samantha commented on Molly Driscoll's photo
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"Ceramic? Was it lesson you taught? Do you have a lesson plan to go along with it that you wouldn't mind sharing?!? Again I think these are so neat! I'd love to hear the inspiration!"
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"Due to the "surplusing" of my district art therapist position, I am suddenly a full-blown art teacher at two, inner-city elementary schools."
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Sketchbook Assignments for Middle School? 1 Reply

I have tried on several occasions to integrate at home sketchbook assignments for my students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade. I think that it is important for them to draw outside of class, but I have not been able to come up with a method that…Continue

Started by Alison Potoma in General. Last reply by Heidi Horchler 7 hours ago.

blogging 1 Reply

i would like to start my own blog. is there anything i need to know before i start on this adventure? any info would be helpful!Continue

Started by Amy Klingshirn in General. Last reply by Heidi Horchler 8 hours ago.

Suggestions needed for wall quote 2 Replies

Over the summer, our amazing custodial staff painted a wall in my art room a very funky color (per my request) so it's like my "accent wall".  I am going to get a large custom-made wall decal for above the sink, and I wanted to do a very inspiring…Continue

Started by Andrea Andersen in General. Last reply by Heidi Horchler 8 hours ago.

Crossing the Bridge: Connecting Visual Arts, Language Arts and Drama | Diana Rivera 4 Replies

Post your questions/comments/thoughts from this presentation, below!*Video…Continue

Started by Jessica Balsley in 2014 Summer AOE Online Conference. Last reply by Diana Rivera on Friday.

Selfies: Student Self Portraits | Julie Davis 6 Replies

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Started by Jessica Balsley in 2014 Summer AOE Online Conference. Last reply by Shannon Springfield on Friday.

Teaching Peace and Keeping the Peace in the Art Room | Erica Stinziani 17 Replies

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Started by Jessica Balsley in 2014 Summer AOE Online Conference. Last reply by Erica Stinziani on Thursday.

 
 
 

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