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How to earn an F in art... awesome article on grading art.

SchoolArts - October 2011 - Page "How to earn an 'F' in Art" An interesting article by a high school teacher. Some great points like " Talented artists don't improve as much until they are challenged to become good students.

Escape to the Silent Cities: Cemetery Art - Article For The Graveyard Rabbit Journal

Escape to the Silent Cities: Cemetery Art - Article For The Graveyard Rabbit Journal ((I needed to pin this, it's so beautifully touching! At first I thought it was Angel wings holding the baby.

Quadrilateral Robots: A great blog article on integrating art and mathematics in your classroom lessons!

This project incorporates art and math all in one. Shape is an element of both math and art, this project explores quadrilaterals. This project also teaches students about creating an image through collage.

Phillips Collection Wood Sculptures -- love this!  Just like our Listings OC Article, "Nature as Sculpture." http://www.listingsmagazine.com/digital_issue/2013_08/

Carved Root Sculptures - modern - Originals And Limited Editions - Raleigh - Phillips Collection

The Benefits of Art Education #infographic   Yes to all of the above.

This is a chart stating a few of the facts that support the benefits of Art Education. Art education supports and improves students' ability to learn and problem solve creatively and this chart supports this idea.

Infographic: What is Arts Integration? Great guide to quickly and easily explaining the basics about the arts integration process!

What is Arts Integration? Here's What You Need to Know

Infographic: What is Arts Integration? Great guide to quickly and easily explaining the basics about the arts integration process! Also may useful lessons, articles and much more for teachers! Great website and the info graph is layer out very nicely.

The role of 'process vs. product' in children's Art + work. Insight + debate over the contributions of each.

PreKandKSharing: Children's Art: Process VERSUS Product - Really insightful article about kids and art. Will definitely keep this in mind when doing art projects with my kids.

How to set up the art center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus an art center freebie

How to Set Up and Plan for your Art Center in an Early Childhood Classroom

How to set up the art center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus an art center freebie. This idea could be used in elementary or give ideas.

This is a must read, especially if you are struggling with integrating art. Not only does the author explain why art in the classroom is important, but she also gives you ideas for how to get art into your curriculum and there is also a lesson plan you can use right now!

Art Integration for Classroom Teachers

This chart helps you track student growth in your art classroom. This article also has several charts with SLO/SGO samples for art teachers.

This chart helps you track student growth in your art classroom. This article also has several charts with SLO/SGO samples for art teachers. Students can meet with teacher to discuss their choice of project for their goal.

Starting January 1st, participants in our Choice Based Art Education class will be walking...

Where Are You on the Choice Spectrum? (The Art of Education)

Starting January participants in our Choice Based Art Education class will be walking through three really important processes. Discovering where they stand today on the “Choice Spectrum.

ABC collages and letter mats are great alphabet activities to reinforce letter-sound relationships.  This article includes a list of over 200 materials to use as collage materials and/or materials to use on letter mats.  This is a great literacy, letter of the week, and phonics activity for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and early childhood education.

Alphabet Activities - ABC Collages and Letter Mats

ABC collages and letter mats are great alphabet activities to reinforce letter-sound relationships. This article includes a list of over 200 materials to use as collage materials and/or materials to use on letter mats. This is a great literacy, letter o

Love this handout from the Smithsonian- check out the whole article on easy art criticism activities on the Art of Ed blog

Love this handout from the Smithsonian- check out the whole article on easy art…

Art of the Civil Rights Movement - Use Art to Teach History - the Art Curator for Kids

Civil Rights Art

This article includes powerful Civil Rights Movement art to use in history lessons. The information and discussion questions make it easy to integrate art.