great handout from the National Art Education Association

Pinellas Art Education Association (Via FaceBook on Arts for LA)

How to Write a Great Essential Question

52 projects to teach art to kids. One per week.

100 Ways to Say "Good" Poster – WriteAtHome Posters

Effortlessly Communicate Your Curriculum With These Student Handouts K-1

Art teaches kids...

Free beautiful art history lessons for grades 1-8th from Concordia University. 10 lessons per grade!

Many times, art teachers defend art education by saying that it raises test scores, keeps kids in school, or improves student performance in "core" academic areas. This may all be true, but the visual arts teach important "habits of mind" that can't be learned in traditionally "core" academic areas.

Great Video on the importance of art education

The smARTteacher Resource: Art Room Rules Poster

10 Ways art is Fundamental to Education, #artful_parent, #advocacy

Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) is a nationally recognized choice-based art education approach to teaching art. Developed in Massachusetts classrooms over thirty five years, and through courses and research at Massachusetts College of Art, the Teaching for Artistic Behavior concept enables students to experience the work of the artist through authentic learning opportunities and responsive teaching.

The Lost Sock : Artlab Wall of Wisdom Another rubric for Art Assessment. I actually may use this one. It seems to cover the bases!

National Art Standards; Mr. Mallory's Stuff for Students, http://mrmallory.blogspot.com

Top 10 Skills Kids Learn from the Arts. From The Washington Post.

Paper plate art- kandinsky very cool!

The ABCs of Art- Learn about the principle of proportion in design and art.

The importance of art