Wood shop, Auto shop, Pot shop….

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Here’s an interesting article from bigthink.com by Orion Jones about generations of people not being taught how to use tools and what affects it has on society. I think this article parallels some points from the last article I posted on college art degrees. It seems like big business is finding economic reasons to embrace the skilled creative mind and they seem to be looking towards the arts to supply these minds.

 

Let’s Bring Back Shop Class to Educate and Inspire

 

shop1UC Berkeley Wood Shop

shop2 UC Davis, Craft Center