Join the Nature Journal Workshop where educators around the globe share and discuss ideas to better teach nature journaling. Today we explore ways of connecting young people to nature through nature journaling.
Presentation at the 2013 Dyslexic Advantage–Dyslexia and Talent Conference.
Join John Muir Laws and the Nature Journal Club for a clear discussion of how to document the position of the sun for the solstice. Also, learn some strategies to modify the activity for young children (first grade). We will revisit this activity on the equinox and the December Solstice.
Discussion with teachers in training from Kelly Feille’s Elementary Science Methods class in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, University of Oklahoma. The discussion centers around how to teach nature journaling and giving feedback in a way that encourages student work.
Thank you all for your support and nominating me for this award. I am humbled and honored and will continue to try to serve our community.
On Feb 21, 2020, I gave a lecture at the Gateway Museum, Chico CA on attention and curiosity and the art and science of Nature Journaling. A highlight of the evening was a conversation with 16-year-old nature journaler Fiona Gillogly. Special thanks to Taz, coordinator of the Chico Nature Journal Club for this video.
Interview with Jerry Kay about the impact of keeping a nature journal on attention and nature connection.
John Muir Laws, aka Jack, is an award-winning scientist, educator, and author, who helps people forge a deeper and more personal connection with nature through keeping illustrated nature journals and understanding science. His work intersects science, art, and mindfulness. Trained as a wildlife biologist and an associate of the California Academy of Sciences, he observes
Fiona Gillogly, age 16, is an avid artist, birder, nature journaler, writer, and a passionate advocate for nature. On her 13th birthday, Fiona met John Muir Laws and discovered nature journaling, and that moment changed her life. She has since created more than 1,600 nature journal pages. Fiona loves to be in nature, look for
What twenty tricks can you draw from the notebooks of Leonardo daVinci to level up your own journal practice?