Dreamtime Storytelling
December 11, 2017

Dreamtime Storytelling

There has always been something about Aboriginal Australian art that draws me deeply into it. Maybe it’s the raw energy I feel when viewing their dot paintings or the way that their Dreamtime stories awaken my imagination. Whatever it might be, I wanted to share my love for their artwork with my fifth-grade art students. […]

Early Finishers Who Give Back
August 08, 2017

Early Finishers Who Give Back

As art teachers, we inevitably have various students who finish their assignment before the rest of the class. There are already so many great ideas out there about what you can have those students do such as be student helpers, create at stations, or work on coloring pages. In my classroom, I like to encourage […]