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80-20% Exploration Fridays

About a year ago I learned of an idea of allowing students to work on interest-based work 20% of their time.  Much like how Google encourages its employees to use 20% of their time working on “passion projects”. 48 more words

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Blick Art Materials Donation!!

Last Saturday I was lucky enough to pick up a donation for the art room from Blick Art Materials.  Blick is an awesome company that we are lucky enough to live near because they donate slightly damaged supplies to nearby schools.  101 more words

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First Attempt in Learning

We had our first high school art workshops this past week. I wouldn’t say it was a ‘fail,’ but it still qualifies as a First Attempt In Learning. 267 more words

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Acrylic Cactus Paintings

Art 1 used acrylic to make paintings of cacti.  They were supposed to use contrasting color schemes between the cacti, flowers, and backgrounds.  Some pictures of my kids working: 13 more words

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Visual Arts Sketchbooks for High School Students

One of the most meaningful activities that I can bring into a classroom is the sketchbook. Sketchbooks are one of those things that can be extremely meaningful for students… 624 more words

Art Projects For The Classroom




The best material for building the basic structure of our Character Totems is Foam Board!

Foam Board is sold at local stores like Dollar Store, Target, Walmart, Staples and Michael’s Art Supply. 135 more words