Event Series The Nature Journal Workshop

Context and Background

Online CA

Adding habitat elements to a sketch of an animal will help you observe and remember. Learn fast and fun ways to incorporate habitat elements into an animal sketch. How can you combine several sketches to explore the context of an observation and show relationships between individuals? Let's move from a drawing of a deer floating Read More

$20
Event Series Nature Journal Educator’s Forum

NJEF: Workshop Debrief, “Integrating NJing as a Classroom Tool”

Join Billie Jo Reid and Christine Chapel as they share their recent experience of presenting a workshop, "Integrating Nature Journaling as a Tool in your Classroom", at an outdoor educators' conference. 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 Read More

Free

Event Series The Nature Journal Workshop

Africa Series: Four on the floor

Online CA

Learn the basic quadruped plan. This is essential for fast drawings of any four-legged mammal. Learn how to quickly block in the body shape of any four-legged mammal. What should you notice and record first? What differences should we look out for as we move between species? What reliable generalizations can we make? How do Read More

$20
Event Series Nature Journal Educator’s Forum

NJEF: The Words We Choose As Naturalists

When we use words like "native", "non-native", or invasive, what heavy meanings might they have? What does it mean that some species' names are being changed? Let's discuss the meanings of loaded terms and how our language might evolve. Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home-school parents, Read More

Free
Event Series The Nature Journal Workshop

Africa Series: One toe or two?

Online CA

The game is a foot! Today we compare hooved mammals with a close look at the Odd-toed mammals (ooooh more Rino's). Let's start with a general comparison of Artiodactyl and Perissodactyal mammals then take a close look at what this means for artists. We will then take a close look at Zebra and Rinocerous (yes Read More

$20

Event Series Curious Naturalist Book Club

Curious Naturalist Book Club

Welcome to Spy School. Together we will examine this declassified CIA document and apply it to our own thinking. Join a discussion as we work our way through the Psychology of Intelligence Analysis by Richards J Heuer. This is a curated collection of declassified CIA documents to help analysts (and the rest of us) think Read More

Free
Event Series Nature Journal Educator’s Forum

Curiosity Flowchart

I have created a flowchart for teaching questioning strategies. Help me improve this teaching tool. 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. Most of the conversation that day will revolve around Read More

Free
Event Series The Nature Journal Workshop

Africa Series: Get your BOVID vaccinations today!

Online CA

Cloven hooves... an art/science look at Artiodactyla. Let's explore Artiodactyls. Animals with cloven hooves are diverse and fun to sketch, from deer, to antelope, to cows and buffalo. Let's understand their anatomy to help us draw them in the field. Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, teaching Read More

$20