Art Education 2.0

connecting art educators around the globe

An online professional learning community of art educators.

Welcome to Art Education 2.0

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Featured Websites

Dipping into Social Media in the Classroom by Katrina Stevens

7 Ways My Classroom Is Better Because I Connect by Joan Young

Global Learning- What Do You Mean? on the Langwitches Blog

Embracing The Whole Teacher - a visual presentation created with Haiku Deck, free presentation software that's simple, beautiful, and fun.

Web links previously featured on this site are archived in the Art Ed 2.0 Annex.

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Current Projects

You and your students are invited to participate in any of the following projects:

Creatubbles is a global platform for sharing and interacting with children's visual creations. Learn more.

Make Your Mark - Challenge your students to create devices that make marks on its own once they are  set in motion.  Learn more.

Community Stories - This curriculum project invites teachers and students to research the visual, oral, and written records of their own communities for stories and images to share with others. Learn More

Earth Works - Work together with your students to study the local environment and then use the power of art to show how we can better co-exist with the natural world. Learn More

It's a Small World - Create a work of art that conveys a "big" idea or scene in miniature form. Learn More

Rock Thoughts - Have your students paint rocks to resemble 'monsters' and hide them in public spaces for others to find. Learn More

Memory Project - have your students create portraits for children and teens around the world who have been orphaned, abandoned, neglected, or otherwise disadvantaged. Learn More

Connected Classrooms asks the question "What IF every teacher on this site was partnered with another teacher in another city, state, or even better another country?" Learn More

Portrait Party - Trade portraits with other teachers, participate in a portrait swap with another school, or host a Portrait Party in your classroom. Learn more

Past projects are archived here.

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Mary Twomey commented on Sara Mosbrucker's group Urban Educators
"After a career change I have had several long term replacemt teaching positions and now I am in my…"
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Kendra Farrell posted a video

Mixed Media Artist Trading Cards in 5 steps

How to make easy Mixed media ATCs in 5 steps . This is great fun for students from elementary to high school
Sep 17
Jenny Shepherd replied to Jenny Shepherd's discussion Artist Trading Cards
"Julie, I would definitely have enough to do the small amount per grade and I may even have enough…"
Sep 12
Julie Gallow replied to Jenny Shepherd's discussion Artist Trading Cards
"Hi Jenny!  Well, I have just started to have my students make them as early finishers, so I…"
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Jenny Shepherd replied to Jenny Shepherd's discussion Artist Trading Cards
"Julie Gallow, I have been trying to send you a private message but it will not work. Hopefully you…"
Sep 9
Julie Gallow replied to Jenny Shepherd's discussion Artist Trading Cards
"Hi Jenny!  I teach art in an elementary school in Texas, in a suburb called Kingwood, just…"
Sep 9
Jenny Shepherd posted a discussion

Artist Trading Cards

Hello,I am looking for other teachers to trade ATCs with. I am currently teaching elementary and…See More
Sep 6
Jenny Shepherd posted a status
"I teach art at an elementary school and high school. I am currently looking for other teachers who have their students create Artist Trading"
Sep 6
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Colorado Ballet's Free Live Streaming!

Please share with your peers in the field of education ---Here is your opportunity to watch…See More
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