Rufo, D. (in press, 2020) Tagging tabletops: How the drawings of children on school furniture offer insight into their learning. Studies in Art Education.
Rufo, D. (in press, 2019). A thing I made: How children transform everyday materials into creative artifacts for learning. Trends 2019.
Rufo, D. (2017). Stumbling into the spiral: A serendipitous STEAM exploration. The STEAM Journal, 3(1).
Rufo, D. (2017). Math hater: How one child overcame her math anxiety through self-administered art therapy. Art Education, 70(5), 6-10.
Rufo, D. (2016). STEAM-ing up the science fair. Art Education, 69(4), 12-16.
Rufo, D. (2015) Self-Initiated Creativity in the Elementary Classroom, Marilyn Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education (http://ir.uiowa.edu/mzwp/), accepted paper.
Rufo, D. (2014). Breaking internalized teacher scripts: From traditional habits of mind to a creative mindset. Journal of Visual Inquiry, 3(3), 391-404.
Rufo, D. (2014). An arts-based classroom confronts educational metanarratives: Grand narratives, local stories and a classroom teacher’s story. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 34, 18-30.
Rufo, D. (2014). Swarming toward creativity. Teaching Artist Journal, 12(4), 231-234.
Rufo, D. (2014). Big Paintings Club. Voke, 2. Retrieved from http://www.vokeart.org/?p=490&spoke=1
Rufo, D. (2013). bUzZ: A guide to authentic and joyful creative learning. Power and Education, 5(2),149-158.
Rufo, D. (2013). Masking tape: The artist’s urge to wrap. Teaching Artist Journal, 11(2), 107-111.
Rufo, D. (2013). STEAM with a capital A. The STEAM Journal, 1(1).
Rufo, D. (2013, June). Whiteboard drawings: Empowering children as artists. The Visual ARTBEAT: http://visualartbeat.com/whiteboard-drawings-empowering-children-as-artists-an-article-by-david-rufo/.
Rufo, D. (2013, February). Technique schmechnique. The Visual ARTBEAT, (11), 40-42.
Rufo, D. (2013). Ophelia’s fort. Teaching Artist Journal, 11(1), 43-45.
Rufo, D. (2012). Building forts and drawing on walls: Fostering student-initiated creativity both inside and outside the elementary classroom. Art Education, 65(3), 40-47.
Rufo, D. (2011). Allowing artistic agency in the elementary classroom. Art Education, 64(3), 18-23.
Rufo, D. (2004). Is teaching cursive a waste of time? American Teacher, 88(4).