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
When my students return from summer break, I can almost guarantee two things: they didn’t do as much art as I hoped they would, and the art they did make … Continue reading The Wheeler Rotation
Artwork by Krystal Rodriguez I’m sure if you’re an educator, you had some unique experiences this week. I saw every emotion under the sun in the last seven days. I … Continue reading What a week, huh?
I don’t know about you, but I like to have a class of students to experiment on. For me, it’s usually my painting students. My painting class most often is … Continue reading The benefits of not always knowing what you’re doing
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.
It’s that time of year again. I have begun working on self-portraits with my sophomore students. This project has changed quite a bit over the years. In fact, it’s probably … Continue reading Growth can be difficult
I’m starting the process. I’ve given out final assignments and exam reviews. I’ve started packing up any unused supplies and taking down posters for art competitions long since past. Most … Continue reading Blergh, and other guttural sounds I make at this time of year.