Are Your Grade 7-12 Students Planning to Submit Scholastic Art Entries?
Submissions for the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are now open through 1/12/2015. To get started, visit the SIGN UP PAGE. Teachers must register each year before students can sign up. Be sure that you have your school zip code handy so that you can get the guidelines and deadline for Nebraska's Program. Did you know that students on free or reduced lunch receive a fee waiver? You can also use images from past award winners as teaching tools in class. Check out the audio artist statements and use them in the classroom.
The Benefits of Attending Art Education Conferences
It's time to make plans for NAEA National Convention March 26-28, 2015 in New Orleans. NAEA provides several resources to help you advocate to attend: A Make Your Case and Encouragement Letter are available. You can also view a preliminary schedule and some convincing thoughts from Arkansas Art Educators to advocate for funding from your district to attend professional development opportunities.....And while you're at it, make plans for the 2015 NATA Fall Convention next September in Omaha.
Do You Use YouTube in the Classroom?
Please consider sharing your art classroom playlist with other art teachers. Email us the playlist URL and we will post it on the blog as a resource. Here's a playlist to get you started.
Revised Bloom's Taxonomy in Art Education
One of the basic questions facing educators has always been "Where do we begin in seeking to improve human thinking?" (Houghton, 2004). - Read on...
Nebraska Art Teachers Association
Check out these active NATA members sites