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What we mean by Talent

I have argued before that our culture needs to shift its thinking about the nature of “talent.” In a post at theodysseyonline.com the author tells how he was viewed as talented in basketball: 201 more words

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Art Room Safety #2

No one knows better than an art teacher that art can be made from just about anything, but we have to make sure the materials we are using are safe.  168 more words

Art Education

Ready to Quit Teaching? Try Job Crafting First — AFFECTIVE LIVING

This is a worthwhile read, and a worthwhile topic to consider. I’d like to add an idea to Method 1: Task Crafting that I think art teachers in particular, as well as some others, would be able to take advantage of. 133 more words

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Artistic Purpose

To ask students to create an artwork without an artistic purpose (as opposed to a student purpose) is akin to teaching only for the purpose of helping students to pass a standardized test. 193 more words

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Hostile Design

When I came across this on social media, I shared it immediately, but ever since I have felt like my comment belongs here, in a place I like to imagine to be a source of meaningful information for art educators. 148 more words

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A New Beginning

No Child Left Behind was a very long and painful chapter in education and I am excited to begin to see changes trickle down to the schools. 434 more words

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A Show with Punch

And I don’t mean cookies and punch! I want to give props to the Westfield Pyramid for the excellent art event they put  together this week. 591 more words

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