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Allowing students to fail . . .

I’ve poked around the Web for a couple days now looking for something significant to share to mark the beginning of a new year (and a new decade). When I came upon this Ted Talk by American History teacher Diana Laufenberg I knew I had…

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A Visit with Ian Sands, Art Teacher at Apex High School

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit Ian Sands, one of four art teachers at Apex High School in Apex, North Carolina. I’ve appreciated Ian’s many contributions to Art Education 2.0 over the past several years, his postings on Twitter, as well as…

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Year in Review: Best of The Art Teacher’s Guide in 2010

It’s time to wind the clock back and review some of the best websites and postings of the year on The Art Teacher’s Guide to the Internet. For me, it’s a chance to reflect on the material I featured here over the year. For readers,…

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Help Art Rock the Edublogs Awards!

Finalists for the 2010 Edulobg Awards have been posted and we have a number of art education blogs and wikis in the running. Best New Blog – New City Arts Best Group Blog – The Teaching Palette Best Class Blog – The Mac Lab Resource…

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Web Sightings for December 2010

There’s something for everyone in this last installment of Web Sightings for the decade: The Masterpiece from Maeve Clancy on Vimeo. First up, we have an animated film by Maeve Clancy that tells the story of an artist who upon finishing a painting that he…

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A Holiday Tradition Continues: Electric December 2010

For several years now I’ve made a point of visiting Electric December this time of the year. A project of the Watershed Media Centre in Bristol UK, Electric December 2010 is an online advent calendar of films by young people from across Europe. Enjoy the…

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Art Education & The 2010 EduBlog Awards

DG over at The Carrot Revolution has called on Art Ed Bloggers to nominate their favorite blogs and resource sites in the field for the 2010 Edublog Awards. I think this is a great idea (and long overdue)! So, here are my nominations: Best Individual…

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Gifts for Art Teachers, 2010

Time for my annual list of gift suggestions for the art teacher(s) on your list (arranged in order of price). Happy shopping! How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum by Keri Smith, Price $10.17, available from Amazon. Career Ideas for Kids…

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Dawoud Bey is in Town

Dawoud Bey, In the Factory on Art Babble. I heard Dawoud Bey, noted artist/photographer, writer, curator, and educator, speak today at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art as a part of the Harn Eminent Scholar Series. Bey’s lecture coincides with an exhibition at the…

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The Imagination Station (2010)

One of the many things I’ve been up to lately: The Imagination Station is a children’s art area at the annual Downtown Festival and Art Show in Gainesville, FL, sponsored since 1989 by the University of Florida Art Education program. Over 40 volunteers manage eight…

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