Curiosity (video workshop)

“Curiouser and curiouser!” Cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English).” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Curiosity is not a trait you are born with. It is a skill that you can develop and refine with practice.It is more essential than any

A Curiosity Framework

While visiting Sunnybrae International Baccalaureate World School, I saw a set of questioning prompts on the wall of each classroom.  These eight concepts are used throughout the International School system. I strive to be rigorous in my thinking and actively question of the world. I thought these were useful and wrote them down as they might provoke my own intentional

Nature Journaling Weekend

[I]mmerse yourself in art and nature in a weekend journaling workshop at Pepperwood Ranch in Sonoma. Keeping a nature journal that encourages discovery and curiosity is the most effective way to train yourself to be a naturalist. Explore and describe the wildlife, wildflowers, and landscapes on the pages of your journal and discover secrets and

Thinking Like A Naturalist

Learn how to get more out of every nature ramble. Developments in neuropsychology have opened doors in our understanding of the brain and cognition and how you can train yourself to see more and to be more curious about what you discover. Naturalist and illustrator John Muir Laws will demonstrate simple and fun techniques you

Naturalist Skills

[E]xpand your naturalist bag of tricks and improve your ability to observe, document, and wonder. There is more to observing than looking hard. Learn ways to improve your observation skills and memory. Discover how to measure distances and heights and estimate numbers in large flocks. Learn your pace to accurately measure long distances. Bring your

Naturalist Skills

[E]xpand your naturalist bag of tricks and improve your ability to observe, document, and wonder. There is more to observing than looking hard. Learn ways to improve your observation skills and memory. Discover how to measure distances and heights and estimate numbers in large flocks. Learn your pace to accurately measure long distances. Bring your

Naturalist Skills

[E]xpand your naturalist bag of tricks and improve your ability to observe, document, and wonder. There is more to observing than looking hard. Learn ways to improve your observation skills and memory. Discover how to measure distances and heights and estimate numbers in large flocks. Learn your pace to accurately measure long distances. Bring your