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Same Project, Different Results: Art Made Easy 038

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Podcasts, Teaching Philosophies | 0 comments

Same Project, Different Results: Art Made Easy 038

Does this sound familiar? You teach a lesson and it goes terrific: the students understand the concepts and are totally engaged, but then you go to teach the same lesson at a different school, and it fails. The students don’t grasp the concepts and want to do their own thing. What do you do? This was the discussion last week inside the Members Club Facebook group. First time art teacher, Traci Ann wondered why this happens and how it can be avoided. If you’ve taught art for any length of time, you know this happens and that it happens to...

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The Organized Art Teacher: Art Made Easy 037

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Organization, Podcasts | 1 comment

The Organized Art Teacher: Art Made Easy 037

Do you feel overwhelmed when you look at your stacks of lesson plans and project ideas? Ever wondered how other art teachers store their lesson plans and samples? And what is the best way to store artwork? Start the year off with an organized mindset by hearing how Patty organized her hundreds of lesson plans and stacks of student art. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:  Why it’s never too late to organize, regardless of what point in the year it is How mindset plays a key role in successful organization Why listening to how other art teachers do things...

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Incorporating STEAM Projects into your Art Room: Art Made Easy 036

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Curriculum Planning, Podcasts, Teaching Philosophies | 0 comments

Incorporating STEAM Projects into your Art Room: Art Made Easy 036

Are you looking to incorporate a few STEAM art activities into your curriculum this year? Ana Dziengle from Babble, Dabble Do is this week’s guest on the podcast. If you haven’t met Ana before, I know you’ll love her. She’s the type of girl you want as a friend. And since she is originally from Santa Barbara, I’m claiming her as mine! Ana shares her favorite STEAM projects that engage kids and encourages them to think for themselves. And isn’t that what we all want? This episode is perfect for anyone wants to explore a few STEAM projects with their kids....

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Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in Artroom Management, Curriculum Planning, Organization, Video Art Tips & Lessons | 6 comments

Join me for a Free Training!

Imagine this… Open House, May 2016. A year’s worth of teaching, planning, and creating paid off. My room looked exactly how I wanted it to, and it was decorated from floor to ceiling with DSS art projects. Parents were literally in awe of what their 8 year-old children had created. The kids were beaming with pride, the parents were teary with gratitude, and I felt like a rock star! Amazing, right? We all want to feel this! This was posted in Facebook from from Michelle, a member in Deep Space Sparkle’s The Members’ Club. She went from not knowing a thing...

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