Watercolor Special Effects

You can do that? Learn a smorgasbord of watercolor tricks and hacks to get cool textures and effects. This is going to be fun. We are going to play with a host of cool tools to get crazy special effects with watercolor. All ages and experience levels are welcome. No registration is necessary. Here are Read More

$20

Let’s Draw Warblers: Bringing Your Warbler to Life

Celebrate spring migration by learning to capture the beauty and energy of warblers in this 2-part drawing and nature journaling class. No experience or special equipment is required! All you need is an internet connection, pencil, paper, and a willingness to learn.  Make your warbler drawing come to life with tips about feather texture and Read More

Free

Tools for Teaching about Climate Change

Join John Muir Laws and special guests from the National Center for Science Education for a discussion of best practices in teaching about climate change. According to a 2020 study, 38% of Americans do not accept anthropogenic climate change. Additionally, a 2016 study found that while approximately 75% of science teachers address climate change in Read More

Free

Sheer Lunacy!

Let's Get ready for the Lunar Eclipse (May 15, 2022)! Join us for a discussion of moon observations and sketching. What can we look for to get more out of this event? Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, teaching strategies, and interviews. Topics are usually announced in Read More

$20

Lunar Eclipse Watch Party

Join us for a look at the total Lunar Eclipse! We encourage folks to observe and document what you see and share it live. We will keep a special Zoom room open throughout the eclipse. Drop in any time or keep the zoom room open as you go about your evening and share when you Read More

Free

Nature Journaling that Promotes Authentic Inquiry and Investigation

notice, I wonder, It reminds me of… Words, pictures, numbers… How do we integrate the nature journaling toolkit in ways that promote authentic inquiry and investigation? Learn how to take your I wonder questions and craft them into investigations. Learn how to use the "Let’s see, could it be, let it be" framework to classify your questions and Read More

$20

Best Practices- Words (Educator’s Forum)

What are the best ways to use words in our nature journals? How can we expand students' tool kits? What works, what doesn't. Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other educators interested in teaching nature journaling skills. Each meeting will have a theme. Read More

Free

Coastal Cliffs and Waves

Let me show you some problem-solving I did around drawing coastal landscapes. On a recent trip to Monterey, I was flummoxed by drawing the cliffs and sea- a ubiquitous sight in that area. When I got home I played with different strategies and figured out some fast ways to capture the effects I was seen Read More

$20

Best Practices- Numbers (Educator’s Forum)

What are the best ways to use words in our nature journals? How can we expand students' tool kits? What are the best ways to quantify our observations? How can we play with numbers more dynamically? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other Read More

Free