download a Substitute Feedback Sheet (PDF)

download an evaluation form for pre-literate students (PDF)

download an evaluation form for literate students through 3rd grade (PDF)

download an evaluation form for students 4th grade and older (PDF)

Arts Organizations

North Carolina Arts Council

Teaching Artist Organizations

Association of Teaching Artists


NC Standard Course of Study – the complete curriculum for the state of North Carolina
Learn NC – the NC curriculum organized differently and with links to suggested lesson plans

Lesson Plans and Activity Ideas

Incredible Art Department – Princeton Online’s collection of art lesson plans

Kennedy Center Artsedge – full of amazing lesson plans for teaching artists
Art Projects for Kids – a teaching artist posts good overviews of many different projects. You can sort by medium or grade level. Nice!
Learn NC lesson plans – terrific lesson plans tied to the NC curriculum
Dick Blick lesson plans – art lesson plans from Dick Blick art supplies
Princeton Incredible Art Department – ideas for K-12 arts-integrated lessons
Improv Encyclopedia – ideas for improv games

Recommended Books

download Wendi Gratz’s list of recommended children’s books (PDF)

Art for the Fun of It: A Guide for Teaching Young Children by Peggy Davison Jenkins
Rose Garden & Labyrinth: Study in Art Education by Seonaid Robertson
Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want by Barbara Sher and Annie Gottlieb

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