ABOUT

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Hi, I’m Dr. Erica Colón, the curriculum designer for Nitty Gritty Science. In 2010, I earned my PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Hawaii and am a National Board Certified Teacher. I have 12 years of secondary science classroom experience and 4 years at the university level, teaching pre-service science teachers.

Being a proud Navy wife, I’ve had the opportunity to teach in six different states and have been fortunate to have worked with some amazing teachers. One common problem everywhere I taught was that my science team members and I always had the same struggle – finding quality resources that not only kept students actively engaged, but also met the standards expected of a rigorous secondary science program.

In 2012, I started Nitty Gritty Science as a way to share my passion of teaching and provide the solution. I currently design and create curriculum for science education with three things in mind: 1) students’ multiple learning styles, 2) high-quality resources that meet needs of science standards and expectations, and 3) saving teachers time so they can get back to doing what they do best – TEACH!

“This seller’s interactive notebooks are the BEST! Outstanding product that presented complex concepts in an extremely understandable format for my 11 year old! So much fun and the activities really help my daughter retain the information.”
Nicole K. (Homeschool)