Here are some sites that I like to visit for inspiration. I think a strong PLN (Professional Learning Network) is so important to keep your practice fresh and find answers to problems you’re struggling with. Hopefully, you will find some great resources, too!
#WVEDCHAT — bi-monthly Twitter chat of connected educators in the West Virginia area.
Apple Distinguished Educators — Amazing digital educators from around the globe.
Art Teachers on Facebook — a great idea-sharing group on Facebook for Art Educators.
Artful, Artsy Amy — A great blog for inquiry-based art lesson ideas.
Capitol of Creativity — Fabulous blog by digital art teacher, Holly Bess Kincaid.
CUE — digital learning community of California.
EdcampCWV — West Virginia’s Edcamp, a teacher-led professional development event.
Edcamp Foundation — Information about attending and organizing an Edcamp.
EdSurge — Edtech news, podcast, and events.
Edtech After Dark — Great Twitter chat for all things Edtech.
Fugelblog — Blog of Tricia Fugelstad, another great art teacher who combines art and tech.
ISTE — Transform Education Through Digital Learning
KCS Learning 2020 — Follow the tech journey of a forward-thinking digital school district.
MindShift — Innovative Educational News
NAEA — The National Art Educators’ Association
PBS Digital Innovators — PBS’s program for innovative digital educators
TED — home of amazing, inspirational talks by people with great ideas.
The iPad Art Room — Blog of Cathy Hunt, and source for great digital/traditional art workflow ideas.