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Teacher Tools: Short and Informative Videos about Art

Teacher Tools: Short and Informative Videos about Art

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  I don’t know about you, but I get so crazy excited when I find a new and inspiring resource, and well, that’s what just happened. I was looking for something totally different and stumbled across this awesome resource on the MET site. It’s quickly becoming my go to , to listen to each morning, […]

Teacher Tools: FREE online Programs to Edit your Photos

Teacher Tools: FREE online Programs to Edit your Photos

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  There are lots and lots of tools and apps out there for editing photos, so don’t think that these are the only ones. These are simply ones that myself and my students enjoy using. Below I talk about Befunky.com and pixlr.com I also mentioned Canva, which isn’t a photo editing tool, but is great […]

Teacher Tools: How to make a Stop Action Movie

Teacher Tools: How to make a Stop Action Movie

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I always loved stopped action videos, and so did my students, but we needed a fast and easy way to make them, and that’s where picassa comes in. While you can create stop action with a variety of programs, by far picassa is so simple, with a few clicks your photos transform into a fun […]

Teacher Tools: The Art Story

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  The Art Story is another goodie for the art history lover, but it’s a great site to let students explore, or to into other subjects like history. It can fun and interesting to allow students to explore what type of art was being created during a certain time in history, and then analyze how […]

Teacher Tools: Art 21

Teacher Tools: Art 21

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  ART 21 is one of those sites that I tend to binge on and then totally forget about, until something reminds me that it exists again. So here’s a reminder if you’re like me, or an intro in case you’ve never checked Art 21. It’s a great resource for inspiration and learning about artist […]

Teacher Tools: Online Learning with Highbrow

Teacher Tools: Online Learning with Highbrow

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  Highbrow is a great site to keep you learning a little bit everyday.Perfect for in the classroom or at home.

3 Tools for Time Management

3 Tools for Time Management

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Being a teacher is a demanding job in many ways, but one big is the amount of time. Time for grading, teaching, writing lessons plans, testing projects, meeting with parents, and going to professional development training. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, and even easier to compare yourself to others and feel like someone they have […]

Teacher Tools: The Artist Project

Teacher Tools: The Artist Project

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  If you’re anything like me, you uncover a great website, you love it, it gives you ideas, saves you time, and then somehow you completely forget about it. Yesterday I was working on some new lesson plans, thinking , I know that there is this site with videos of artist talking about other art, […]

Teacher Tools: Grading made easier with google drive

Teacher Tools: Grading made easier with google drive

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Do you hate grading, hate making copy of copy ( and then the machine jams 15 times in the process ) of rubrics that you’re students just lose? Are you tired of having piles of projects teetering ¬†your desk? Me too! Here’s how I use google drive to grade student artwork. Buy it nowBest ecommerce […]

Teacher Tools: National Core Art Standards

Teacher Tools: National Core Art Standards

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As with anything new, the National core art standards were a bit confusing when they first came out, however, after spending time playing around on the website, and chatting with other art teachers, I’m pretty much in love with them now. The custom workbook has quickly become my best friend, and is a powerful tool […]