Studio Practices

Construct a Collaborative Origami Installation with Joe Boatfield

Join us as we spend a day in the life with Texas art teacher Joe Boatfield. Joe shares how he arranged and organized his windowless elementary classroom, de-escalation techniques, and fun call and responses. Watch to the end to see how Joe transformed the origami fortune tellers his students made into a fabulous installation! 

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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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