David Rufo is an artist/teacher/researcher
working on his PhD at Syracuse University in Art Education. With seventeen years experience as a general classroom fourth grade teacher, David’s current research interest is the self-initiated creativity of children in a child-centered environment.
In this post, published on ALT/space, he says: "Using masking tape as adornment was one of the first creative applications in my classroom and one that remains popular today. Students wrapped their fingers, wrists, and hands, or created facial features such as sideburns, mustaches, and beards. Around the same time I began to find a variety of pencils, pens, magic markers, and sticks carefully wrapped like Chachapoya mummies or densely packed Emperor Moth cocoons." Read the full post here.
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