Learning Loss

Research confirms what art teachers have known for a long time — visual arts education supports students’ academic and social development. Even if you don’t tackle cross-curricular or arts integration, research shows that art for arts’ sake has an impact.

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FLEX + PRO addresses issues that are prevalent this fall: assessment to determine student readiness levels and progress over time, instructional strategies to engage all learners, differentiation strategies to target all populations, and supporting student emotional well-being.
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1-2-3 A-R-T YouTube Series

This seven-episode mini-series will address the learning gap many kindergarten and first-grade students will face when going back to school this year. Coming out of COVID, our kindergarteners may be experiencing a lack of social skills due to isolation and the loss of fine motor skills due to online learning and increased dependence on screens. As art teachers, how can we anticipate our youngest artists’ needs and meet them where they are? Join Lindsey Moss from The Art of Education University as she shares tons of tips and tricks for success with kindergarteners!

Free articles, podcasts and resources to help you bridge the learning gap

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Engagement

5 Art Activities to Unwind After Testing and Portfolio Submissions 

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

3 Contemporary Artists Making Amazing Work from Materials Found in Every Art Room

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

From Text to Powerful Art: How to Explore Blackout Poetry in Your Art Room

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

Bring Concrete Poetry Into the Art Room to Support All Learners

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

How to Incorporate Poetry to Boost Process in Advanced Secondary Art

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

Ekphrastic Poems: How to Use Language Arts to Hone Visual Literacy Skills

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

12 Art and Poem Pairings to Inspire Creative Expression in Your Art Room 

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

3 Ridiculous and Spontaneous Ways to Bring Poetry Into the Art Room

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

How to Use Paper Circuits and Mondrian to Illuminate Your Art Room

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

3 Ancient Architectural Marvels to Teach and How to Teach Them Now

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

A Brush with History: 10 Ways to Use Presidential Portraits in the Art Room 

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Connections

6 Seedy Parts of the Art World Art Educators Love to Teach

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article

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Cultural Competency in Art Education
Instructional Strategies for Art Teachers
Choice-Based Art Education

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