How to Teach Nature Journaling: Curiosity, Wonder, Attention (Paperback)

How to Teach Nature Journaling: Curiosity, Wonder, Attention By John Muir Laws, Emilie Lygren, Amy Tan (Foreword by) Cover Image
By John Muir Laws, Emilie Lygren, Amy Tan (Foreword by)
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Expanding on the philosophy and methods of The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, John Muir Laws and Emilie Lygren have developed the first-ever comprehensive book devoted to helping educators use nature journaling as an inspiring teaching tool to engage young people with wild places. In their workshops Laws and Lygren are often asked the how-tos of teaching nature journaling: how to manage student groups in the outdoors, teach drawing skills (especially from those who profess to have none), connect journaling to educational standards, and incorporate journaling into longer lessons. This book puts together curriculum plans, advice, and in-the-field experience so that educators of all stripes can leap into journaling with their students. The approaches are designed to work in a range of ecosystems and settings, and are suitable for classroom teachers, outdoor educators, camp counselors, and homeschooling parents. Full-color illustrations and sample journal pages from notable naturalists show how to put each lesson into practice. Field-tested by over a hundred educators, this book includes dozens of activities that easily support the Common Core and the Next Generation Science Standards--and, just as important, it will show kids and mentors alike how to recognize the wonder and intrigue in their midst.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781597144902
ISBN-10: 1597144908
Publisher: Heyday Books
Publication Date: April 28th, 2020
Pages: 296
Language: English