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 Past President (2012-2013) of the National Science Teaching Association. She currently teaches science courses for elementary education majors in the UTeach program in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Vocabulary, Math, Applied Math, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Education, Other (ELA), General Science, Physical Science, Writing, Halloween, Informational Text, Engineering