Educator’s Survival Guide

Survival Guide

This guide from the NEA website is a good overview of some tested Classroom Management techniques. These are general and do not pertain directly to the art room but can defiantly help dig you out of a hole if and when you find yourself in those less than desirable situations! Fear not. Our survival guide outlines… Read more »

The Secret Story of TOYS

Story of TOYS

This is a great video to share with a class during your careers unit, especially if you teach a 3D class. This video was created by Anthony Ladesich and orginially posted on Vimeo here.  

Virtual Library from the Getty

Getty Virtual Libary

The J. Paul Getty Museum provides a virtual library of digital backlist titles from their publications archive for free! Welcome to the Getty Publications Virtual Library, where you will find digital copies of select Getty publications spanning our forty-year publishing history, including many titles that are now out of print. All publications appear as they were… Read more »

Ceramic Animal Whistles

Bear Whistle

(these steps are a suggestion, you will find your own flow for the lesson from experience) Step 1: Go over the art history and explain the tradition of ceramic musical instruments. Step 2: Demonstrate how to create a hollow form using a pinch pot and a slab. Their pinch pots have to have thin, even… Read more »