This dynamic duo has a combined teaching experience of 77 years!!! Sheryl taught grade levels K-6, 9 and graduate college level courses. She has illustrated for AIMS, coauthored several elementary science textbook series and inquiry books for teachers. Karen taught grade levels K-6, and both undergraduate and graduate college level courses. She has coauthored several elementary science textbook series and inquiry books for teachers.
We believe that all students learn by experience- doing science.
Sheryl was a the winner in California for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching. Karen was a winner of the National Science Teachers Association Distinguished Teaching Award at the Undergraduate College Level
Sheryl- Masters in Science Education, Fresno Pacific College Karen -Doctorate in Science Education, University of Minnesota
Dr. Karen Ostlund is the current president for the National Science Teaching Association. She began her term as president elect in 2012.