Everyday Art Room
The Art of Education University
Everyday Art Room, with Nic Hahn, is a look into the world of elementary art, offering advice, stories, and ideas to improve your teaching.
Ep. 149 - The Importance of Equity
Thursday 09 July 2020
: In previous weeks Nic has been discussing healing, community, and connections. This week, she continues that conversation with two equity...
Ep. 148 - Celebrating Creativity with Peter Reynolds and Paul Reynolds
Thursday 02 July 2020
: Author and artist Peter Reynolds--along with his twin brother Paul--join Nic today for a very special episode of Everyday Art Room. Listen...
Ep. 147 - Using Art to Help Our Community
Thursday 25 June 2020
: Nic has been talking in previous weeks about how we can help our communities heal, and today, she shares her experience connecting with...
Ep. 146 - A Father's Day Celebration
Thursday 18 June 2020
: Father's Day is coming on Sunday, and in today's episode, Nic takes the opportunity to celebrate dads and how they can help raise creative...
Ep. 145 - A Perspective from Minnesota
Thursday 11 June 2020
: Four months ago, Nic spent an episode sharing everything amazing about the state of Minnesota in preparation for the NAEA National...
Ep. 144 - Connecting Literacy and Art
Thursday 04 June 2020
: Today, Joel Scholten is on the podcast to talk to Nic about how he uses art to help kids learn to love reading. Listen as they discuss...
Ep. 143 - Reopening Safely and Securely
Thursday 28 May 2020
: Everyone is questioning what our schools will look like this summer, this fall, and even further into the future. How do we reopen in a way...
Ep. 142 - A Mindset Shift for Yourself
Thursday 21 May 2020
: Within this new normal, it can be difficult to keep yourself in a growth mindset or in a positive mindset. In today's episode, Nic shares...
Ep. 141 - We All Have Something to Share
Thursday 14 May 2020
: We all have the power to create, and with our creations, we all have the power to share our stories. In today's episode, Yaz Gate joins Nic...
Ep. 140 - Designing a Classroom, both Physically and Digitally
Thursday 07 May 2020
: There is no one right way to organize yourself right now, or your space, or your classroom. Today, however, Nic hopes to give you some...
Ep. 139 - Why Art Advocacy is Always Important
Thursday 30 April 2020
: Advocacy is always relevant, but it is especially important now with online learning happening everywhere. Now is a good time for us to be...
Ep. 138 - Sharing What You Are Doing
Thursday 23 April 2020
: Teaching looks incredibly different right now, but as art teachers, we have the ability to continue to share the visual content that...
Ep. 137 - Changing Your Mindset for Distance Teaching
Thursday 16 April 2020
: In between creating engaging content, connecting with our students, and making sure they have the tools they need, distance teaching is an...
Ep. 136 - Offering Choices and Teaching About Careers Through Distance Learning
Thursday 09 April 2020
: Over the past few weeks, Nic has been refining her teaching and figuring out what will work the best for her students with distance...
Ep. 135 - A Look Into the Future
Thursday 02 April 2020
: As we are sitting in uncertain times, don't you wish we could look into the future and just get an idea of what it's going to be like?...
Ep. 134 - Options for Distance Learning
Thursday 26 March 2020
: Our teaching is in a state of upheaval right now, and we are all looking for ideas to get started with distance learning. In today's...
Ep. 133 - The Catalyst Approach
Thursday 19 March 2020
: The Catalyst Approach is an approach to professional development and classroom management that can help every teacher. Today, Nic talks to...
Ep. 132 - What to Do When Visiting Minnesota for NAEA
Thursday 12 March 2020
: With the NAEA National Conference coming up soon, it never hurts to start thinking about how to make the most of your experience in the host...
Ep. 131 - Sketchnoting for You and Your Classroom
Thursday 05 March 2020
: Sketchbooks are incredibly valuable in the art room, but it can be tough to utilize them when you teach hundreds and hundreds of students....
Ep. 130 - Finding Inspiration to Create
Thursday 27 February 2020
: It is always difficult for teachers to find time to create their own art, but it is especially difficult this time of year. We spend all of...
Ep. 129 - Creating a Culturally Responsive Curriculum
Thursday 20 February 2020
: Cultural appropriation is a consequential issue for art teachers, and it is important that we spend time creating a culturally responsive...
Ep. 128 - Finding Flow with Josie Lewis
Thursday 13 February 2020
: You may know Josie Lewis from her huge Instagram following, her colorful, creative artmaking, and her idea that art is for everyone. In...
Ep. 127 - What is AOEU's New FLEX Curriculum?
Thursday 06 February 2020
: This week, The Art of Education University announced our newest offering--FLEX Curriculum! But what is FLEX, and what does it involve?...
Ep. 126 - The Art of Painted Paper
Thursday 30 January 2020
: Today, Nic talks to Jeanne Styczinski, a children's book author and illustrator, former kindergarten teacher, and artist-in-residence....
Ep. 125 - The Magic of Clay (Part 2)
Thursday 23 January 2020
: Ruthie and John Post are two amazing art teachers from Sedona, Arizona. Today, they are back for part 2 of their Everyday Art Room...