Yes, Patty! Thanks for your observations. I,too, believe "hands on"
materials and processes experiences for students are very important.
Ann-on-y-mouse in Columbus
Art teacher, K-5, retired
> I am reluctant to give up the chemical. I've talked to the kids and they
> love the darkroom. It's an experience like none other. It's a touchy/feely
> thing that the computer can't offer.
> What I love about the darkroom is that the kids are so taken with the
> magic-- so proud of the skill---- and what I love about the darkroom is that
> I see kids truly working and interacting together, helping each other
> what I see as a true group activity.