Classroom Management

Hacks for a Traveling Elementary Art Teacher

Join us as we spend a day in the life with Pittsburgh elementary art teacher Marina Alfera. Marina is back again with another episode to share even more prep hacks perfect for the traveling art teacher. These include digital lesson planning, DIY wipes, and her new behavior system. She also gives us a peek at two bold and colorful lessons: Andy Warhol flowers and Wayne Thiebaud ice cream cones. Marina also gives valuable encouragement for teacher-moms and tips on balancing a hectic personal and professional life.

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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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