SchoolArts - October 2011 - Page 12-13 "How to earn an 'F' in Art" An interesting article by a high school teacher. Some great points like " Talented artists don't improve as much until they are challenged to become good students."
Art Lesson Van Gogh Inspired k-12 from Whimsy Workshop Graphics and Printables on TeachersNotebook.com (8 pages) - This is an easy lesson to do with students inspired by Van Gogh's Sunflowers paintings. No prep and no mess!
The Power of the Turnaround Arts Initiative This public-private partnership uses the arts to help narrow the achievement gap, increase student engagement, and improve the culture and climate in the country’s highest poverty schools.
art ideas and resources for art education teachers, art specialists, this is not a board for classroom art projects but for teaching about artists and art techniques/strategies, collaborative board, #Teaching Friends http://pinterest.com/wiseowlfactory/wonderful-art-ideas/