3 Areas to Revamp and Reassess Your Classroom Management Approach

Starting a new school year gives you a chance to reflect on your classroom management practices and think about revisions. You have an opportunity to consider what worked and what didn’t in years past and make adjustments moving ahead. We learned a lot of lessons from the pandemic. Take into consideration best practices prior to … Read more

Best Dry Erase Markers for the Studio, Classroom, and Office – ARTnews.com

Say goodbye to the days of dusty chalkboards and hello to the glories of dry erase. Dry-erase boards have become a staple in homes, schools, and offices, making dependable dry-erase markers must-haves. In the classroom, teachers hoard and treasure them. On the job, workers use them to quickly communicate ideas in meetings. Kids love to … Read more

5 Successful One-Day Art Lessons for the Middle School Classroom

We’ve all been there. You start your day with grand intentions for a stellar lesson. Still, your plans are interrupted for whatever reason, and you can’t quite pull it together. Maybe too many students are absent, you have less of an essential supply than you remembered, or a pep rally is cutting your class twenty … Read more

10 Trusted Rules to Promote Artistic Growth in Your Classroom

Have you ever heard the saying, “You can’t think outside of the box unless you have a box?” Attributed to Michael Bahr, the concept is that we need structures to open up avenues for creative thinking and making. Corita Kent (1918–1986) knew all about this. A nun, printmaker, activist, teacher, and designer, Kent dedicated her … Read more

The Path Forward for a Classroom Focused on Art as Social Justice

ALBUQUERQUE — Imagine an arts nonprofit where young people — ages 12 to 21 — participate in workshops taught by contemporary artists. Now throw in sliding-scale tuition and team the organization up with teaching and collaborators who are active artists creating space for voices of the majority and art by BIPOC artists within a whitewashed … Read more

The Best Kids’ and Classroom Acrylic Paint Sets for Young Artists – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTnews may receive an affiliate commission. Acrylic paints are among the most versatile yet attractive paints available. They offer the beauty of oil paints with the short drying time of watercolors, come in an endless array of hues, and dry … Read more