“Draw” Like an Egyptian
December 11, 2017

“Draw” Like an Egyptian

The third-graders at our school know a lot about ancient Egyptian culture, and they are fascinated by some of the mysteries and secrets that were left behind in the ancient tombs of the pharaohs. When asked what they knew about ancient Egyptian burial practices, the answers came flying with hand after hand raised. With excitement, […]

Mehndi Hands
December 11, 2017

Mehndi Hands

Making real-life connections for students in the art room is one of the best ways to captivate them. The student demographic I teach is extremely diverse and often inspires the lessons I teach. A number of students at the Nashville elementary school I teach at are of Muslim faith, the girls wear hijabs and, on […]

Tried & True Tips / January 2018
December 11, 2017

Tried & True Tips / January 2018

Tried & True Tips for Art Teachers is a monthly roundup of advice and wisdom from fellow art teachers, put together by the intrepid Glenda Lubiner. About Time “I try to be a truthful artist and I try to show a level of courage. I enjoy that. I’m a messenger.” — Jeff Koons Happy New […]

Tried & True Tips / December 2017
November 08, 2017

Tried & True Tips / December 2017

Tried & True Tips for Art Teachers is a monthly roundup of advice and wisdom from fellow art teachers, put together by the intrepid Glenda Lubiner. Winter is Coming “I think that one’s art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not […]