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Teacher Tools: How to make a fillable PDF

Teacher Tools: How to make a fillable PDF

I love using google drive, and canva to create PDF’s, but sometimes I always want people to be able to type into those PDF’s. In the video below I”ll show you how to make any PDF fillable, for free.

Creativity Defined

Creativity Defined

 A collection of my favorite thoughts and reflections on creativity. ( Audio recording at the end of the post) ” Through art alone are we able to emerge from ourselves, to know what another person sees of the universe which is not the same as our own and of which, without art, the landscapes would […]

How Artist Megan Auman Finds Inspiration and Keeps Creating

How Artist Megan Auman Finds Inspiration and Keeps Creating

Megan mentions that she’s not super productive in the afternoon, so instead of freaking out ( which she sort of did at first), show now goes for a walk, or takes a nap. The main idea is that it’s important to understand you’re own creative process. While I fully understand, that it’s not always simple […]

How to Balance Instruction and Experimentation in a TAB Classroom

How to Balance Instruction and Experimentation in a TAB Classroom

When teaching digital photography to students, I always find that it’s a bit of a dance between the technical elements, with allowing time and space for experimentation and discovery. I once read a quote, ( can’t remember who in the world said it, and google doesn’t seem to be sure either), but it’s good none […]

How to Make Cool Graphics for Teachers pay Teachers

How to Make Cool Graphics for Teachers pay Teachers

  I received a text from my brother, he’s an elementary physical edu teacher, he wanted to know if I could help him up his game on making graphics for Teachers Pay Teachers. As any good sister/ art teacher I said of course. However, that made me realize that if he needs help, you just […]

An Introduction to the Creative Process, How Artist Come up with Ideas

An Introduction to the Creative Process, How Artist Come up with Ideas

” Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.” Ken Robinson ” Imagination is the root of creativity. It is the ability to bring to mind things that aren’t present to ourselves. Creativity is applied imagination. ” Ken Robinson When I tell people that I’m an artist and art teacher here the […]

What’s the Point

What are you actually doing when you’re writing lesson plans, correcting papers, and grading projects? What are you really doing when you’re scrounging for supplies because your budget ( okay, you don’t even have a budget) never covers everything that your students need. What are you doing when you spend your summer going to professional […]

2 Easy ways to kids writing, and 1 way to organize your books

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” – Ernest Hemingway For the years that I taught in the public school system, we, the art teachers, were always being told that we needed to find ways to bring math, writing, and reading into […]

What do You Want to Become?

Ever imagine what you want to become when you “grow up”? When I was little , I knew that I wanted to be a teacher. Yes, I was one of “those” people, that always knew what they wanted to be. I spent my time teaching both real and pretend students, assigning the neighbors homework, and […]

How to have better ideas

When you ask the wrong questions, or not enough questions, you get the wrong answer.  Lowe’s was having a .99 paint sample sale, which to an artist, is pretty darn exciting. Sorry, the sale is over as I”m writing this to you. It was perfect timing as I’d recently decided that I want to paint […]