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From the Archives: The Future of Smart with Ulcca Joshi Hansen
In a replay of an episode from last year, author, educator, researcher, and advocate Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen joins Tim to discuss her new book, The Future of Smart. Dr. Hansen is currently Chief Program Officer at Grantmakers for Education, where she works with educational philanthropists committed to ensuring that all young people have access to equitable learning opportunities. Listen as they discuss the opportunity we have to remake our schools, how students should follow their passions and strengths, and why we need to rethink what it means to be smart.
Resources and Links See Ulcca's TEDx Talks here and here Pick up a copy of The Future of Smart Ulcca's Educating Potential website Listen to Tim's 2017 interview with Sir Ken Robinson
Ep. 317 - Getting in on the Art Room Hacks
With the AOEU Magazine and YouTube page publishing some of their best art teacher hacks recently, Tim wanted to get in on the action. Listen as he shares some of his favorite art teacher hacks, including ideas for storage, organization, and strategies for dealing with different media.
Resources and Links View the Art Room Hacks Trailer See the entire Art Rooms Hacks Series on YouTube Check out all of the resources from AOEU's Art Room Hacks Page
Ep. 316 - Connecting With Museum Educators
In today's episode, museum educator Kara Fedje joins Tim to discuss her work, her studies, and her ideas for connecting museums and schools. Listen as they talk about making all spaces accessible, working with partners in the community, and how teachers can begin collaborating with their local museum educators.
Resources and Links Read Kara's article "Abstract Art, Concrete Goals" School-Museum Relationships 5 Ideas and 5 Museums for Virtual Tours
From The Archives: Taking the Fear Out of Teacher Evaluations
Following last week's huge episode on evaluations, Tim dips into the archives to replay a conversation about how evaluations and observations can help you improve as a teacher and develop your program. Listen to his conversation with Amanda Heyn about how you can put your mind at ease when it comes time for an evaluation, where your focus should be when you are being observed, and how reflection and growth mindset play such an important role in your development as an art teacher.
Resources and Links The elevator speech article that Amanda mentioned Making evaluations work for you Preparing for an observation Amanda’s PRO Learning Pack on evaluations
Ep. 314 - What Do New Teachers Need to Know About Evaluations?
In the fourth of an ongoing series of podcasts for new teachers, Janet Taylor joins Tim to discuss what new teachers need to know about evaluations. Listen as they cover the differences between different evaluation frameworks, the best approach and mindset going into your evaluation, and how to use the feedback you receive to improve your teaching.
Resources and Links Follow Janet on Instagram What Do New Teachers Need to Know About Curriculum? What Do New Teachers Need to Know About Classroom Management? See AOEU's YouTube Series for New Teachers See all of AOEU's Resources for New Teachers
Ep. 313 - Exploring IB Visual Arts, Part Two
In the second episode exploring the teaching of the IB Visual Arts curriculum, Shannon Brinkley joins Tim once again to share her experiences and her expertise. After last week's discussion of all the aspects of the IB Visual Arts curriculum and exam, this week they dive deeper into what students are asked to do and how teachers can help their students find success.
Resources and Links 5 Points of Discovery to Unpack When You Teach IB Visual Arts Listen to Part One of the Podcast Read About the IB Visual Arts Program Visual Arts for the IB Diploma Coursebook
Listened to one so far…
I have been an art teacher for only 3 years and just in the first episode related with everything that was said. I feel like the podcast knew what I needed to hear. Everything they brought up I say in class every year. Will keep listening and see where is takes me.
Love your podcast! Would love to join in on the conversation as Miss Iowa 2019 with my arts education initiative Americans for the Arts: Advocate, Educate, Invest
Can’t Get Enough....
I look forward to each week for the latest podcast! AE has put together a phenomenal resource with all that is offered. I joined about a year ago and continue to find more nuggets for my classroom. You make teaching a pleasure. Thank you for your drive to put this resource out there for art teachers.