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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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:

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

"5" is the fifth global arts challenge from The Student Creative.  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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Craig Roland posted a status
"FYI: I'm aware that the photo slide show is down on the home page. . .hopefully its a temporary issue."
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Mark McKinney posted a photo

Finding references to art history in the real world

The middle image is an odd-shaped hole in a paved street in Sandbridge, VA ... I noticed it on a…
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Noah Jones posted discussions
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Noah Jones replied to james rees's discussion art education outreach through inservice
"I believe what makes the teacher training events more engaging and more appreciated is free items…"
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Noah Jones replied to Ian Sands's discussion Want to be our Sister Class?
"This is a good idea, I like it I teach art and computer classes for Elementary students if you are…"
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Craig Roland replied to Noah Jones's discussion What would you recommend for a first week lesson in art for Elementary Art education class?
"check out 'circle painting.'"
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Linda Evans replied to Noah Jones's discussion What would you recommend for a first week lesson in art for Elementary Art education class?
"We have to teach PBIS and all the safety drills. Then something to get up quick to show off in…"
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Mark McKinney posted a photo

Guiseppe Arcimboldo, "Winter," 1573

I was walking the dogs the other day, and passed by a neighbor’s house, where they had put some…
Nancy Walkup posted a status
"Diego Romero, Cartoonist in Clay"
C.Strand posted a status
"I'm a veteran art teacher with a new job! I will be teaching K-8 art at an EL school! Does anyone have some great EL art lessons to share?"
Penny Adamson posted a discussion

Best kiln

This is my 1st year to teach high school/middle school visual arts. I have taught art to 3rd and…See More
William Patrick Fleming commented on Sarah's group Ceramics!
"This is odd.  I googled Lincoln clay today and found out that at cone 6 it has 3% water…"


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