Physical Space

Come on a Funky and Fresh Middle School Art Room Tour with Gaming Elements (Ep. 3)

Pop into this epic Massachusetts middle-school art classroom with Jon Hansen. Jon’s art room is funky, fresh, and filled with neat things to explore like his still-life shelf, current events wall, sticker door, and more. Plus, discover a new and engaging way to grade with gamification. Visit Jon’s historic home to see the treasure he dug up in his backyard and where he paints his popular watercolor pet portrait commissions. Discover the Studio: Painting-Watercolor course where Jon completed large-scale bottle paintings.

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Lindsey McGinnis

Lindsey McGinnis is AOEU’s Media Content Manager and a former high school art educator. She is passionately equipping art teachers to be successful in their classrooms and firmly believes that art is a safe place for students to explore and process the challenging topics and concepts around them.

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