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Eye Self-Portrait Lesson Plan

I love the rhythm of a school schedule. Looking at a calendar and seeing my year broken into chunks of work and rest give me a sense of clarity. That being said, nothing is more real than the anxiety and panic of a Sunday night after a long break. (Or any Sunday night?). Did I set my alarm correctly? Did I print my new rosters? … Continue reading Eye Self-Portrait Lesson Plan

How to help your art students paint from observation. Art education resources and lessons at That Art Teacher. Deer skull paintings by 5th grade students.

Skull Painting | Acrylic Lesson Plan

Theses words are often heard by art teachers. How do you get kids with limited confidence or experience to practice looking at the world around them and translate that into their artwork? Recently, I challenged myself to teach every familiar lesson a little differently. My school is divided into quarters so I find myself teaching the same lessons four times a year. Instead of letting … Continue reading Skull Painting | Acrylic Lesson Plan