End of the 1st Nine Weeks

Yesterday was the last day of the 1st 9 weeks of the year. I am really excited to get a "new" batch of kids. I haven't had the luxury of being "done" with certain behavior problems in just 9 weeks in a looong time. On the other hand, I wish they were in Art year-round.… Continue reading End of the 1st Nine Weeks

Visual Art Standards Matrix

After the past four years of teaching in a zero-accountability atmosphere, you can imagine this year has been a bit of a head-spin for me. Everyday, I feel like I am struggling to catch my breath. This past week was the first one wherein I felt, "Okay. I got this." And, let me tell you,… Continue reading Visual Art Standards Matrix

Classroom Posters Part II

Look, I'm not gonna lie: most information-based art posters suck. They seem to either have text that is too small, images that are too small, information that is over-simplified, information that is too detailed etc. etc. etc.So, I decided a long time ago to start making my own. Here are some of my favorites.All posters… Continue reading Classroom Posters Part II

Classroom Posters Part I

Look, I'm not gonna lie: most information-based art posters suck. They seem to either have text that is too small, images that are too small, information that is over-simplified, information that is too detailed etc. etc. etc.So, I decided a long time ago to start making my own. Here are some of my favorites.All posters… Continue reading Classroom Posters Part I