Hands Deep in Art

Homeschooling, Teaching Writing  /   /  By Amy Gibbs
Stone Soup Magazine
May/June 2017

I never want to know ahead of time which kids are “those” kids. When I walk into a classroom, ready to teach a unit on art, I don’t want to know which kid is the one who falls off his chair to entertain his neighbors, which kid is a super-talented artist, or which kid is

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Amy Gibbs
About the Author

Assistant Art Heritage Coordinator at Mesa County Valley School District #51

I am a native of the part of Northern California that is considered by many to be more Oregon than California. Far from the urban centers, blue-collar, with blazes of surprising liberality.
I now live in the part of Western Colorado that is considered by many to be more Utah than Colorado. Over the considerable barrier of the Rockies from any urban area, ranch and mining country with flashes of neo-liberal outdoorsy environmentalism.

I am a working artist, a mother, an educator.

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