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. 168 - Contemporary Art, Animation, and Social Media
Thursday 19 November 2020
: Today, Jordan DeWilde returns to the show to share with Nic how his year has been going and what ideas have been working for him and his...
Ep. 167 - What Will They Remember in 30 Years?
Thursday 12 November 2020
: The year 2020 has been something that we will remember for the next 30 years. In this episode, Nic shares how this memorable year has been...
Ep. 166 - Technology and Hybrid Learning
Thursday 05 November 2020
: In today's episode, Nic welcomes on Abby Schukei to talk about her hybrid teaching situation and how she is reaching all of her students....
Ep. 165 - Balancing Creativity and Responsibility
Thursday 29 October 2020
: In today's episode, Nic welcomes on James Jacobsen and Candido Crespo from the One Love Art Sessions podcast to discuss artmaking and art...
Ep. 164 - Taking Risks and Trying New Things
Thursday 22 October 2020
: In today's episode, Nic invites Kayla Koslow on the show to share her bright personality and talk about her beautiful Instagram feed. Listen...
Ep. 163 - Building Emotional Awareness
Thursday 15 October 2020
: Emotional awareness always plays an important role in the art classroom, but perhaps more this year than ever before. In today's episode,...
Ep. 162 - Taking On a New Role
Thursday 08 October 2020
: In a teaching year like no other, we are all taking on new responsibilities--some we maybe never dreamed of doing. In today's episode, Nic...
Ep. 161 - Feeling Like a First Year Teacher
Thursday 01 October 2020
: So many teachers are struggling through this year, and as Nic says in this episode, so many people are feeling like they are in their first...
Ep. 160 - Finding Positive People
Thursday 24 September 2020
: It's hard to be a teacher right now, and we know all of the reasons why. One thing that can help, however, is surrounding yourself with...
Ep. 159 - Using Everyone's Favorite Word
Thursday 17 September 2020
: We are all proud of our names, and as teachers, we know the importance of using our students' names (and their correct pronunciations). In...
Ep. 158 - Continuing the Conversation
Thursday 10 September 2020
: In today's episode, Nic takes a look back at the past months and everything that has happened since the death of George Floyd. Her...
Ep. 157 - Art Kits and Visual Learning
Thursday 03 September 2020
: For those doing virtual learning, the question of supplies is one that has been difficult to answer. Today, Nic discusses some strategies...
Ep. 156 - Making Online Learning Meaningful
Thursday 27 August 2020
: There are so many questions and so many concerns that come with remote learning, none of which are easy to answer. But today, Nic talks to...
Ep. 155 - Math in the Elementary Art Studio
Thursday 20 August 2020
: How much focus does your school put on cross-curricular learning? Whether it is a point of emphasis for you or simply a way to help your...
Ep. 154 - The How and Why of Incorporating Technology
Thursday 13 August 2020
: Every teacher has a medium that they aren't as comfortable with, or that they hesitate to use in their classroom. For many, that medium is...
Ep. 153 - Creating Time for Yourself
Thursday 06 August 2020
: As art teachers, the demands on our time right now are as great as ever. But those demands do not lessen the importance of making time for...
Ep. 152 - Creating, Connecting, and Sharing
Thursday 30 July 2020
: Professional development is always important, whether it is during the summer or the school year. Today, Nic welcomes on Matt and Laura...
Ep. 151 - Teaching Clay During Distance Learning
Thursday 23 July 2020
: Distance learning is undoubtedly a challenge for every teacher, and most teachers are navigating how to teach their same lessons in a new...
Ep. 150 - Working Virtually as a Team
Thursday 16 July 2020
: If you look hard enough, you might be able to find a small silver lining in distance learning--a new way to work with our colleagues. In...
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...