Companies that Care
This month, SchoolArts spotlights companies that truly care about you—the art teacher.
Find out how these companies are taking steps to make art education a number-one priority.
Art Education 2.0 A free community of like-minded art educators
at your fingertips! Art Education 2.0 is for art teachers of all levels who are
interested in exploring ways of using Web 2.0 and other digital technologies
to promote effective art education practices, encourage cultural exchanges
and joint creative work, and support artistic projects, curricular activities, and
professional development opportunities. Go to arted20.ning.com to join this
global community and participate in forums, groups, blogging, photo and
video sharing, and RSS. Art Education 2.0 welcomes newbies as well as experienced technology users.
Blick Art Materials As one of the largest and oldest providers of
art supplies in the United States, Blick Art Materials believes that art has the
power to inspire, educate, empower, and heal. Because of this, Blick regularly
donates art supplies and funds to schools, scholarships, veteran’s organizations,
hospitals, camps, and more. We also sponsor NAEA programs and actively
work with ACMI on product safety initiatives. What’s more, we’ve posted hundreds of free lesson plans and dozens of video workshops on our website to
spark children’s creativity and create an awareness of the world around them.
Visit us online, click on our Teachers & Educators links, and read our blogs to
see how Blick is giving back—in the communities we serve, and around the
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