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

Creating your own Art Curriculum

Every year I attempt the same thing: create an art curriculum for my readers. It’s the request I get most... View Article

5 Art Rules to Simplify your First Day

5 Art Rules to Simplify your First Day Ahhh…the first day of school. No doubt you’ve already been into your... View Article

Art Projects for Inclusion Students

I’ve received a few letters asking me about projects best suited for inclusion kids. While I’m not anywhere near qualified... View Article

All About Liquid Watercolor Paints

One of the most common questions and personal email queries I receive concerns about liquid watercolor paints. They are still... View Article

Working through a Bad Clay Day…

Things had been going so well. Half the year over, successful lessons, sunny days and then…boom! Fifth grade clay day.... View Article