Sometimes we art teachers can get stuck in the past. And I get it. For most, the past is awesome. We grew up in the past. We have fond memories … Continue reading Move into the now
Advanced art without prompting So, I see a lot of teachers looking for great prompts to use for their AP classes. A post comes across my newsfeed almost daily from … Continue reading Advanced art without prompting
If you follow this blog, then you might have noticed that I haven’t been posting that much lately. I apologize for that. We had our second child a few months … Continue reading It’s been a little hectic lately.
Texas has a little bit of a problem when it comes to art education, at least in high school, that is. For those of you unfamiliar with the Texas Essential … Continue reading Those limitations you’re reading are just perceived.
Artwork by Sarah Anderson So, I have spent the majority of this blog arguing for letting the students take control of their art making by getting rid of practices that … Continue reading The grade book is a monster that needs to be fed.
When I first started teaching, I approached sketchbooks the way I’m sure most teachers do. I would give students regular assignments with specific parameters and specific due dates. I quickly … Continue reading Authentic Sketchbook for Students(and maybe you too)
Artwork by former student Christen Gang There are countless articles floating around these days theorizing how Artificial Intelligence will displace the white-collar worker in the same way it has the … Continue reading The ROBOTS are coming! The ROBOTS are coming!