50 SEL Sketchbook Prompts to Help Start Your Day

Are you looking for an engaging and meaningful way to begin art class? Would you like to make sketchbooks a more intentional activity? Use social-emotional learning (SEL) sketchbook prompts to connect with students and how they are feeling. Teaching upwards of one hundred students daily can make it hard to connect emotionally with each student. … Read more

9 Strategies to Build Rapport With Your Students From the Start

It’s that time of year when we prepare to welcome new students into our art rooms. It is also the perfect time to plan activities to establish relationships and build rapport. Start from the beginning to set the tone. Cultivate a community of artists who are motivated to learn and succeed in the art room. … Read more

NFT.NYC Gets Off to an Awkward, Eager Start – ARTnews.com

The whining cords of Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” echoed across the dim, velvet-lined main stage of Radio City as attendees of the third-ever NFT.NYC conference filtered in to take their seats, before fading into the next track, Pitbull’s “Give Me Everything.” It was a strange soundtrack that would end up being totally … Read more