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Katie Morris
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Wife, Mom, Elementary Art teacher, blogger, KAEA webmaster
Wife, Mom, Elementary Art teacher, blogger, KAEA webmaster

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8th Grade Koru
In June 2017 I attended the NAEA western Region Leadership Conference and one of our breakout sessions was a lesson on koru- spiral designs representing new life, growth, and peace to the Maori people of New Zealand.   I taught a similar the lesson to 8th g...
8th Grade Koru
8th Grade Koru
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Get started with Donors Choose ASAP to Earn a $50 Donation!
I'm sure you've heard of Donors Choose by now- the online platform that lets teachers post projects with supply requests for their classrooms and lets people who want to help your students donate money to the project- but maybe you've never tried it. This i...
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Back to School with Kwik Stix!
I was provided with a brand new set of Metallic Kwik Stix to do a back to school post! This year will be a different back to school experience for me as I'm using my built up sick leave to stay home a couple extra weeks with my new baby. I've been trying to...
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Favorite Supplies for Elementary
There was a post in one of the art teacher Facebook groups a couple of weeks ago asking for everyone’s favorite supplies for teaching elementary. I decided to share my 5 favorites here! If I’m lucky my children will even allow me to share some favorites for...
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Movie Poster Design
Usually summer break is when I can get caught up on blog posts from the previous school year but this summer has been a little different! We recently moved to a new house in the country with a bigger lot that will allow for the creation of an even bigger bu...
Movie Poster Design
Movie Poster Design
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Courbet's Realism: TAB Art History
I love art history. I really, truly do. So often art teachers fall into the trap of thinking students need to imitate an artist's style or a famous piece in order to show a connection. I've done this at times in the past, but what I most like to do is look ...
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Franz Marc Discussion for National Standards
Last year I developed a one day lesson to knock out several of the Respond and Connect National Visual Arts Standards for 7th grade. I wanted to choose an image with a subject that was familiar to the students in my rural school, but presented in a way they...
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Digital Op Art
I can't believe I haven't posted this project before! I tried it for the first time with my Computer Graphics class this year and it was a keeper. We covered art history, graphic design, and practiced some new skills in photoshop. When I show the first slid...
Digital Op Art
Digital Op Art
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Mardi Gras Prom
I posted a little while ago about being a prom sponsor and the very first prom I planned inspired by Back to the Future . The second prom we worked on was a Mardi Gras theme. I started collecting ideas and inspiration on a  Pinterest board  and added anythi...
Mardi Gras Prom
Mardi Gras Prom
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