Articles by Jessica Hamlin

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Failing Productively: A Crash Course

Failing Productively: A Crash Course

How can we help students have a healthy understanding of failure?

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The Revolution: On K–12 Education

The Revolution: On K–12 Education

Contemporary art and artists are essential to change in the American educational system.

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Connecting Teachers and Artists: Year Five of Art21 Educators

Connecting Teachers and Artists: Year Five of Art21 Educators

Announcing twelve exceptional new teachers in the Art21 Educators program.

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Year Four Art21 Educators | Dennis Greenwell and Salem Robert Limpert

Year Four Art21 Educators | Dennis Greenwell and Salem Robert Limpert

Art21 Educators introduces Dennis Greenwell, a high school art teacher in Murfreesboro, TN, and Salem Robert Limpert, a language arts/English literature teacher in Smyrna, TN.

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Year Four Art21 Educators | Marni Kotak and Hugo Rojas

Year Four Art21 Educators | Marni Kotak and Hugo Rojas

In this installment of our Art21 Educators series, we introduce Marni Kotak Rabinowitz and Hugo Rojas, teachers at Urban Assembly High School of Media Studies.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

A Year of Contemporary Art in Contemporary Classrooms

Teaching with Contemporary Art

A Year of Contemporary Art in Contemporary Classrooms

Jessica Hamlin kicks off a three-part series sharing the experiences of three Art21 Education staff members who spent a year with a group of sixteen incredible teachers.

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Year Four Art21 Educators | Dillon Paul and Angela Larsen

Year Four Art21 Educators | Dillon Paul and Angela Larsen

In our latest installment of Year Four Art21 Educators Introductions, meet Dillon Paul and Angela Larsen, who teach in Brooklyn, NY and Seattle, Washington, respectively.

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Year Four Art21 Educators | Catherine Karp and Cheryl Vernick

Year Four Art21 Educators | Catherine Karp and Cheryl Vernick

Meet Catherine Karp and Cheryl Vernick, who teach art to grades Pre-K through 8 at neighboring Montessori schools in Massachusetts.

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Year Four Art21 Educators | Caitlin Miller and Matthew Garza

Year Four Art21 Educators | Caitlin Miller and Matthew Garza

This week in our Year Four Art21 Educator series, we profile Caitlin Miller and Matthew Garza, who teach at the Aaron School in New York City.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Year Four Art21 Educators | Carl Andersen and Craig Newsom

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Year Four Art21 Educators | Carl Andersen and Craig Newsom

Next up in our Year Four Art21 Educators series, we introduce Carl Anderson and Craig Newsom, who teach in Minneapolis and Carlinville, Illinois, respectively.

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Year Four Art21 Educators: Don Ball and Tricia Fitzpatrick

Year Four Art21 Educators: Don Ball and Tricia Fitzpatrick

In the second installment of Art21 Educators introductions, we bring you Tricia Fitzpatrick and Don Ball, our first participants from Canada!

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Announcing the New Teachers for Year Four of Art21 Educators

Announcing the New Teachers for Year Four of Art21 Educators

We’re pleased to introduce our new cohort of Art21 Educators! Today, meet Shannah Burton and Linda Churchwell-Vega of the New City School in St. Louis, MO.

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Kentridge in the Classroom

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Kentridge in the Classroom

Support Art21 The William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible BACK TO SCHOOL campaign is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for Art21’s free education programs and resources accompanying William Kentridge: Anything …

Art21 Educator Joe Fusaro Teaching “Power” at Nyack High School

Art21 Educator Joe Fusaro Teaching “Power” at Nyack High School

Embarrassing as it is, this is the first video I’ve ever made. I am immersed in the world of film production each day, yet focused on the Education side of …

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Flash Points

Self-consciousness around controversial issues

Flash Points

Self-consciousness around controversial issues

Jenny Holzer, WHITE, 2006. Nichia white LED’s mounted on PCB with aluminum housing, 192 1/4 x 216 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches. Installation view: Cheim & Read, New York. © …