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How To Be 
an
Art Teacher
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How to be an Art Teacher
 
Love kids … Love art … Take lots of vitamins.
Be …  D R A M A T I C  ! !
Make friends with the custodians and cafeteria workers.
... Be colorful ...

Find a good therapist or spiritual advisor.
Think deeply … Transcend paper cuts.
Open your heart.
Soak back & feet in hot eucalyptus baths.
Display artwork with student narratives.
Make snow ANGELS outside
and
paint with watercolors.
Go the extra mile ........ then rest.
Line up good art subs...keep telephone numbers at home.
Make lots of puppets ... Bake cookies.

Put up lots of exhibits … Play beautiful music.
Learn the art of winging it...
Murphey's Law loves the art room.
Only teach lessons you would enjoy doing yourself.
Don't talk to much ... get to the fun stuff.
Life's too short … Be funny ... Be compassionate.

adapted from the original
by
Kay Broadwater and S. Costello Brownell

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