Art Education 2.0

connecting art educators around the globe

An online professional learning community of art educators.

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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.

Transform your ordinary life into something super-syfy, magical, universal, or down right robotic using any media, medium, or creative technology. 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.

"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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"Get 5 gallon pails add a block of clay. Add water. Cover but not tight. I lay a clay bag, the bag…"
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Dry Clay---recycle advice

I made a mistake and stored our clay in the room with the kiln. As you may expect, it dried out.…See More
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