How to Get Children to Draw Big

How do you encourage children to produce images large enough to paint or color? It’s a great question, isn’t it? One of my DSS Facebook readers asked this very question so... Learn More


Open-Ended Art Projects

Teaching art is a joy to me. My pace is relaxed, my schedule is perfect, my school is wonderful and my students are lovely. I try very hard to teach... Learn More


A Letter to a First Year Art Teacher

By some strange coincidence, I have received about twenty emails in the last ten days from art teachers who are brand new to teaching art and are starting an art... Learn More


Evaluating Art Standards

Earlier in the summer, I had the privilege of teaching an art instruction e-course to art teachers, home-school parents and classroom teachers from around the world. One of the best... Learn More


Related Categories:

Prepping for School Art Show

PREPPING FOR A SCHOOL ART SHOW Many of you might be in the process of planning your end-of-the-year school art show. Monday is Spring Break, but for me, I’ll be... Learn More


Related Categories:

Art Instruction: Does it hurt a child’s creativity?

Every once in a while I receive a comment or an email challenging the methods I use to teach art.  Why I would choose to do a directed-line drawing instead... Learn More


Classroom Management: Reigning In A Rowdy Class

We all dream of the perfect group of students listening attentively to our art instruction. We dream of children working creatively, thoughtfully and perhaps above all, quietly in our classrooms.... Learn More


Related Categories:

The Organized Art Teacher: Organizing and Creating Lesson Plans

In The Organized Art Teacher, I will offer creative ways to start the year off with an organized mindset. Let’s face it, art teachers aren’t known for their organizational skills.... Learn More


Related Categories:

Top Eight Tips for Teaching Art to Children

I love teaching art to children. My philosophy is quite simple: To engage, inspire and teach art with age-appropriate techniques and subjects. I’ve only been teaching art to children for eight... Learn More


The {lesson_title} Lesson is Locked inside of the {bundle_title}

Unlocking this lesson will give you access to the entire bundle and use {points} of your available unlocks.

Are you sure?

No Yes

The {bundle_title} is Locked

Accessing this bundle will use {points} of your available unlocks.

Are you sure?

No Yes

{{error}}

Close

The {lesson_title} Lesson is Locked inside of the {bundle_title}

To unlock this lesson, close this box, then click on the “lock” icon.

Close