NJEF – Strength-based Learning with Rebecca Rolnick

In the nature journal community, we love to use our "Growth Mindset" so we can get better at things we're not good at (yet). But another approach to skill development is "Strength-based Learning," which has a focus on identifying and cultivating students' core competencies. At first glance, these two approaches seem to be at odds Read More


Understanding and Drawing Birds in Flight

Learn about the mechanics of flight and how to draw birds in the air. Join John Muir Laws and special guest, bird photographer, and researcher Peter Cavanagh for a close look at bird flight. Peter will share photos and lessons learned from his new book 100 Birds in Flight. John will use these photos as Read More


NJEF: Putting Ourselves Into Our Journals

Join us this week as we discuss ways to put ourselves into our Nature Journals! Can this be another way of self care? 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


How to Nature Journal: Live Brainstorm Session

After the premiere of "How to nature Journal in Five steps" I will be doing a live brainstrom session on how to nature journal using some of the best nature journaling techniques I have developed in over 5 years of teaching. Join the live chat for beginner nature journalers, intermediate and advanced nature journalers from Read More