Art Ed Radio



The Podcast for Art Teachers


  • Ep. 287 - Checking in on the Art World . . . Again

    05/10/2021 Duração: 26min

    After last week's podcast about interesting art world stories popping up over the past couple of weeks, somehow there were even more stories coming out this week? Listen as Amanda Heyn joins Tim and they run through a couple of follow-up stories, share a twist on Jasper Johns' new exhibit, and talk about the Danish artist who absconded with $84,000 from the museum that was showing his work. Resources and Links See photos from the Arc de Triomphe here and here Take the Money and Run Is Jasper Johns appropriating artwork?

  • Ep. 286 - Checking in on the Art World

    28/09/2021 Duração: 20min

    With a number of interesting art world stories popping up over the past couple of weeks, Tim runs down what he has found worthwhile, exciting, and thought-provoking recently. Listen as he discusses Christo and Jeanne-Claude posthumously wrapping the Arc de Triomphe, immersive van Gogh experiences, and an update to the Gardner Museum heist story.  Resources and Links Read about wrapping the Arc de Triomphe and 10 Fiber Artists Is the immersive experience worth it? Jasper and Me Read the story on the death of Robert Gentile

  • Ep. 285 - Looking at Ideas for Collaboration

    21/09/2021 Duração: 19min

    We hear all the time about how our students should be working together and how we need to give them opportunities to collaborate. But what exactly does that look like in the art room? What could it look like? In today's episode, Jessica Provow returns to the show to share ideas from a project she has developed for her students. Listen as she and Tim discuss the planning and execution of her collaborative project and what students gain from the experience. Resources and Links Listen to Jessica's previous podcast appearance See the Collaboration in the Art Room PRO Learning Pack Finding Success with Collaboration at the Elementary Level How Student-Directed Collaboration Can Benefit Your Students

  • Ep. 284 - Exploring Compassion Based Teaching

    14/09/2021 Duração: 31min

    In today's episode, AOEU graduate and elementary art teacher LeighAnn Greene joins Tim to talk about her research and implementation of compassion-based teaching in her classroom. Listen as LeighAnn shares her journey to compassion-based teaching, how her mindset has shifted, and why relationships are so vitally important in our teaching. Resources and Links Freakonomics Podcast: How Do You Cure A Compassion Crisis? Read more about Nel Noddings and the Ethics of Care See all of AOEU's Graduate Courses

  • Ep. 283 - Implementing Formative Assessment Strategies

    07/09/2021 Duração: 18min

    Formative assessment is a challenge for most art teachers. How do we know if we are doing it right? How can we do it well without overwhelming ourselves? Lindsey Moss joins Tim in today's episode to talk about all things formative assessment, including some of her favorite strategies, how you can implement ideas easily, and why assessment should be part of your daily routine.  Resources and Links View Lindsey's new PRO Learning Pack Check out the 1-2-3, A-R-T Youtube series Listen to Lindsey's last appearance on the podcast Assessments You Can Actually Fall in Love With

  • Ep. 282 - Jay-Z, Beyonce, and a New Basquiat

    31/08/2021 Duração: 30min

    When Jay-Z and Beyonce show up in an ad campaign with a new Basquiat painting very few people have ever seen, of course we need to talk about it! Jenn Russell and Lena Rodriguez join Tim to celebrate The Carters and share their love for Basquiat. Listen as they discuss the intersection of art and pop culture, how we deal with previously unseen artworks, and how this campaign can serve as a catalyst for classroom discussions.  Resources and Links Read about the ad campaign here and here See the work of photographer Mason Poole Watch the music video filmed at the Louvre

  • Ep. 281 - It's Okay if You're Still Exhausted

    24/08/2021 Duração: 19min

    As we move into yet another school year affected by the pandemic--that's three now, if you're counting--so many teachers are completely exhausted. And how could you be feeling any other way? In today's episode, Tim shares his thoughts on why that feeling never goes away, how we can attempt to navigate this school year, and how we can help each other right now.  Resources and Links Find The Art of SEL podcast that Tim mentioned Follow AOEU on Instagram Taking Stock of Where You Are

  • Ep. 280 - Making Connections Through Instagram Live

    17/08/2021 Duração: 18min

    As we move into another school year, it is important to remember where we can find community and where we can make connections. One great way to do that is to tune in to AOEU's Instagram Live shows, hosted by Sarah Krajewski. Sarah is on the podcast today to talk about the artists and creatives she brings on the show, some of her favorite guests, and why it's important to give art teachers a place to connect. Resources and Links See IG Live episodes on YouTube Follow AOEU on Instagram Listen to Sarah's last podcast appearance

  • Ep. 279 - Making Art to Meet the Moment

    10/08/2021 Duração: 23min

    Today's conversation comes to you from the recent NOW Conference. Sharonda Harris-Marshall, an art educator, artist, writer, and filmmaker, talked to Tim and Amanda about a variety of topics in this wide-ranging discussion. Listen as they cover how we deal with feelings of guilt and inadequacy, how we can help our students create meaningful work, and how we can help each student in our classroom find their own truth.  Resources and Links Listen to Sharonda's last appearance on the podcast Articles to Support Art Educators and Teaching Social Issues See what the NOW Conference is all about

  • Ep. 278 - Leaving Tech Behind This Fall

    03/08/2021 Duração: 20min

    As we look to this fall and the start of the school year, it is important to reflect on what we can do differently in the upcoming year and how we can take advantage of new opportunities. In today's episode, Lindsey Moss joins Tim to share some of her thoughts on the coming year. Listen as they discuss how she is rethinking her classroom, her concerns with her students, and why she is leaving tech behind this fall. Resources and Links See Lindsey's articles on the AOEU website See Lindsey's PRO Pack on First Day Activities Experiencing a Digital Detox

  • Ep. 277 - The NOW Conference Preview

    27/07/2021 Duração: 28min

    The event we have all been waiting for--the NOW Conference--is finally here! Amanda Heyn joins Tim today to talk about their preparation for the big day, their excitement about the conference, and how teachers can make the most of their professional learning on Thursday and beyond. Join us at the NOW Conference on July 29th, where we will share a great day of PD about teaching art, creativity, and inspiration.  Resources and Links Learn all about the upcoming NOW Conference Listen to the podcast with featured presenter Phil Hansen

  • Ep. 276 - Assessment vs. Grading

    20/07/2021 Duração: 22min

    We can do a lot of interesting things--and have a lot of success--when it comes to assessment in the art room. We still need to be mindful of how we handle assessment, however, and how it differs from grading. In today's episode, Janet Taylor joins Tim to discuss her best tips for assessments, eliminating bias in grading, and why we need to reflect on our practices.  Resources and Links Follow Janet on Twitter 5 Tips for Better Art Assessments Check out all of Janet's articles Learn all about the upcoming NOW Conference

  • Ep. 275 - Exploring Comic Art

    13/07/2021 Duração: 33min

    Teaching with comics offers so many opportunities for us in the art room, and so many avenues for our students to explore. In today's episode, Tim Smyth and Candido Crespo join Tim to share their perspectives on how comics can be used in our classrooms. Listen as they discuss Tim's experiences teaching with comics, Candido's use of comics in the art room, and Candido's presentation at the upcoming NOW Conference. Resources and Links See Candido on Instagram and Twitter Visit Tim's website and Facebook page Learn all about the upcoming NOW Conference

  • Ep. 274 - An Interview With Phil Hansen

    06/07/2021 Duração: 23min

    Phil Hansen is an artist, creative, and an advocate for advancing art education. He’s the author of Tattoo a Banana, a guide to exploring creativity through art with everyday materials. His Embrace the Shake TED talk is a favorite of art teachers everywhere. And today, he joins Tim on the podcast to talk about creativity, artmaking, and education. Listen as they discuss Phil's experiences in art class, his journey as an artist, and his presentation at the upcoming NOW Conference. Resources and Links See Phil's Instagram Watch the Embrace the Shake TED Talk Visit Phil's website Learn all about the upcoming NOW Conference

  • Ep. 273 - Taking Stock of Where You Are

    29/06/2021 Duração: 24min

    Yes, we have stepped away from school for a bit, but this summer might not be like your usual summer. Things feel different--things are different--but how can we best deal with that fact? Today, Sarah Krajewski joins Tim to talk about how we can take stock of where we are and find our best path forward. Listen as they discuss how we approach the summer, how we think about mental health, and why healing needs to be a part of your vocabulary.   Resources and Links Listen to the Drive-Thru Art Show podcast Planning for Self-Regulation This Summer Explore The Art of SEL podcast Learn all about the upcoming NOW Conference

  • Ep. 272 - Rediscovering Your Artistic Identity

    22/06/2021 Duração: 22min

    The summer is finally here, and with it, perhaps the time you need to create some art. But do you have the inspiration? In today's episode, Tim welcomes on artist and educator Juana Meneses to talk about how you can rediscover your artistic identity. Listen as they discuss finding inspiration, how you can always be ready to make art, and possible opportunities available to you when it comes to artmaking. Resources and Links Redefining Your Art Teacher Identity Check out the new course: Rediscovering Your Artistic Identity Learn all about the upcoming NOW Conference

  • Ep. 271 - How Do You Handle Late Work?

    15/06/2021 Duração: 26min

    Not only is late work an annoyance and a far-too-common occurrence, but it also raises a number of questions about how we deal with it in the art room. Should students be punished for turning work in late? How should grades be affected? What are the best ways to motivate students to finish their work? Jenn Russell joins Tim to answer these questions and more in today's episode.  Resources and Links Does Creativity Require Procrastination? (Ep. 022) Listen to Jenn's last appearance on the podcast 3 Ways to Motivate Students on Tough Days

  • From the Archives: Exploration and Experimentation in Drawing

    08/06/2021 Duração: 16min

    This episode from 2019 takes a dive into how we teach drawing. Stan Dodson, art teacher from Augusta, Georgia, joins Tim to talk about how we can encourage kids to take more chances, experiment, and explore in their drawing. Listen as they discuss their favorite drawing projects, ideas for materials and techniques, and the importance of visual journaling. Resources and Links Follow Stan on Twitter How to Inspire Students to Use Sketchbooks in a New Way 4 Benefits of Trying New Things in Your Classroom How to Teach Students to Fail Spectacularly

  • From the Archives: Self-Care for the Art Teacher

    01/06/2021 Duração: 27min

    In this episode from November 2019, Tim is joined by Elizabeth Peterson from The Inspired Classroom to talk about self-care for the art teacher. After the year we have all had, the ideas they discuss are as relevant as ever. Listen as they talk about why we need to take stock of the stress in our life, strategies for self-care, and ideas that work for creative people. Resources and Links The download Elizabeth mentioned can be found here The Inspired Classroom Art Therapy for Art Teachers 8 Things to Do When Teaching Takes a Toll on You Why Your Mental Health is the Most Important Thing

  • Ep. 268 - Finals in the Art Room

    25/05/2021 Duração: 23min

    After last week's conversation on ending the year with favorite teacher portraits, Tim shares some ideas on how to create a meaningful artmaking project within the constraints of a finals schedule. Listen as he discusses how to work with themes on a final, everything involved in the planning process, and how students can find success with an end-of-year assessment. Resources and Links Read Tim's article on using final exam time for artmaking Listen to previous episodes: Lindsey Moss, Eric Scott, and Jessica Provow Check out The Art of SEL podcast from AOEU

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