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Back In the Clay
Post by Melinda Cummings Lakeview Elementary School was lucky enough to get a kiln this year. In order to hone my skills for teaching ceramics, I took a pottery class at Tidewater Visual Arts Center last fall. I did not realize the commitment I wa (More)
Why Art in School
Why Art in School Jesse Boone at Cradock Middle Sometimes we are asked, “Why should we teach Visual Arts (or for that matter all arts) in schools?” Sometimes we struggle with the right answers, or the answers that will have administrators and (More)
Post by Jamie Cosumano “Andrew Wyeth, one of America’s best-known twentieth-century artists, painted m (More)
Megan Webb\'s Drawings
Megan Webb- Art blog for 6-15-15 For this blog post I am writing about my own personal art!  I am really good at starting projects and never finishing them, so thi (More)
Blog Entry 2015 Jean Stith, Art Teacher Portsmouth Public Schools I often reflect on my teaching day, the decisions I have made and consequences quickly weighed. I always look back on the recent weeks of a semester and question the best use of t (More)
Taking a Survey in Your Classes
Blog Post by Martin Burke This year, the art teachers in Portsmouth VA were asked to write our two blog entries according to two specific categories; one relating to our art class and one relating to our personal artwork. Since I usually write my (More)
Classroom Card Games
Post by Bill Tippit When you say “card game”, one can expect to conjure images of poker players huddled around a smoky table crouched over cards with various suits and numbers printed in the traditional red and black. There is .however, a mode (More)
Greetings from Douglass Park Elementary by Mandy Herrera
I just wanted to share a bit of what we have been up to. First we have a picture of a project I did with my fifth grade students.  I find it important to work with a ruler as much as possible.  I am trying to build a good foundation for student (More)
Finding Time for Art
By Linnea Barth Much like Aimee Sirna said in a previous blog entry, at this particular stage in my life, juggling an infant and a toddler as well a full time job, I do not have a lot of time for making art. One of the creative outlets that I have b (More)
What I did on Spring Break - Art Gallery Visits
By Martin Burke April 2014 Like most teachers I never take for granted the much appreciated Spring Break vacation. In addition to sleeping in, visiting with family and friends and recharging the old batteries, might I add that it is also a great t (More)
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6 thoughts on “Welcome

  1. Thanks so much for participating!

    I’ve never blogged before so I’m on a learning curve!

    Will be glad to hear from you!

  2. This is great and TEACH Academy was awesome. I am ready for the new school year to start.

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