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AOE Online Conference
In case you haven't heard yet, The Art of Education will be having an online winter conference this coming January.  I will be presenting at the conference! Make sure you go sign up so you don't miss out!

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kindergarten centers: memory game
Do you teach Kindergarten for a full hour? Ever wonder what you might do if you end up with some spare time? Head on over to //The Art of Education//  to read my article about a memory game that makes the perfect Kindergarten Center.

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where you'll find me...
In my last blog post I stated that my heart was tugging me in another direction. When I wrote that I wasn't even sure exactly what those words meant. I just knew I was ready to stretch some muscles and see where the wind was going to blow me. I was sort of ...

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i'm a mrs.
So I disappeared. For a long time. The truth was I just had too many things on my plate. Between wedding planning. Work. Moving. Buying a house.  There was way too much going on the past 6 months. I had not forgotten about the blog, but my heart was elsewhe...

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i'm engaged
Just thought you should know. and being the wonderful man he is... ...he is even letting this art teacher design her own ring.

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jen's favorite things // a year in review // part two
Last December I posted links to my most viewed posts of the year. // 2012 year in review // Draw The Line At had a few milestones this past year. Reached my 200th post (this is 201!). Over 200 followers on GFC. Almost 110 followers on Bloglovin'. Over 2,000...

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snowy pine trees
I pinned // this pin // from  // a day in the life of this art teacher //  last year but never got a chance to try it out. So this year it was a must. My first graders were in for a treat. Our paper:  9 x 12 blue construction paper. 7.5 x 10 turquoise and r...

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self-portraits catching snow
I've seen lots of  portraits catching snowflakes on Pinterest. I did a version of this last year with first grade. But I tweaked it and love this lesson even more this year. Students get a 9 x 12 piece of white construction paper and a circle tracer. Studen...

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fall leaf printing
Yes. It is winter here and the leaves are toast. But maybe you don't live in one of the lovely places on this earth that turns to a frigid tundra for a third of the year. Lucky you. Since technically it is still fall, you will probably fall in love with thi...

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contour line pumpkins
Last year I taught a lesson to my 5th graders that looked at contour lines. Such a hard concept to learn. But a worthwhile one. Day 1 We looked at a PowerPoint about contour lines and watched // this video // Then we started drawing pumpkins on watercolor p...
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