Classroom Management

Tips for Sharing Your Art Room with Others

If you are lucky enough to have an art room, chances are you are often sharing that space with others. From reading and after-school groups to weekend clubs, it’s the place to be. When an after-school group used my art room, I can’t say I was thrilled, but with the few tips in the video, I definitely made it work. Just like we were taught in Kindergarten, sometimes we have to share, even if we don’t want to!  Watch to find out how to keep your room organized, clean and safe, even when others are using it.

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Jessica Balsley

Jessica Balsley is AOEU’s Founder and a former AOEU Writer and elementary art educator. She is passionate about helping art teachers enhance their lives and careers through relevant professional development.

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