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Tried & True Tips – April 2017

April showers bring May flowers … and April Fool’s Day, World Autism Day, Day of Pink and, of course, Earth Day. This month we focus on painting and composition, and we have some great tips to help you through.   Where to Start? Explaining to your students that they need to start with a good […]

Tried & True Tips – December 2016

Happy December! I know that we are all ready for our winter break to celebrate, and relax, rejuvenate, and start planning some great lessons for the new year. This month we will focus on textures, mixed media, and fiber arts. Knowing that fibers and fabrics have always had a purpose in every culture, we […]

Tried & True Tips – October 2016

By now we are all quite busy with lesson plans, clubs, NJAHS and NAHS on our plates, but there is always time to learn something new. Here are some great tips and ideas about paper and collage and substitute lessons. It’s all in the wrist. The art of paper cutting has been around for […]

Tried & True Tips – June 2016

We made it through another school year and I’m sure many of you are already thinking about projects for next year. But before you get ahead of yourself, let’s finish off the year with a bang. Here are some great tips to get organized, clean up your room, and use up all of the […]

Tried & True Tips – January 2016

A new year has begun and I am confident that you all had a restful and or fun-filled winter break. It is back to school now and time to get busy with art business. This month we focus on art history, art appreciation, and multicultural art. As 21st-century learners, our students need to learn […]

Tried & True Tips – December 2015

It is already December and I feel like I have barely touched the surface of the pile of lessons I have planned for this year. My middle-school students are excited about making art and that makes me even more excited and motivated to teach them, engage them, and turn them into critical thinkers and […]

Tried & True Tips – November 2015

November has arrived and I’m sure many of you are starting to prepare for all the winter holidays. I know I am! This month’s focus is on my favorite subject: Printmaking. We have wonderful tips for you, all of which can be modified for every grade level. This is how you do it! Victoria Englehart […]

Tried and True Tips – October 2015

Paper Art Mash-Up We made it through the beginning of another school year and by now you should be settled in, getting to know your new students, and on your way to having another incredible, fun, and very creative school year. This month our tips will focus on paper and collage. The word collage […]