Open-Ended Art Projects

Teaching art is a joy to me. My pace is relaxed, my schedule is perfect, my school is wonderful and... View Article

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... View Article

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... View Article

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... View Article

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.... View Article

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... View Article

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... View Article

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... View Article

Clean-Up Procedures in the Art Room

CLEAN-UP PROCEDURES IN THE ART ROOM It’s 5 minutes before the end of art class and you know what comes... View Article