What Scientists, Teachers, and Students Say About The Earth

A student-drawn “thank you” for the Earth Lady’s participation in a school STEM night.


(See Student Reflections on the Earth Lady.)

Working with Izolda for four years was an amazing partnership for Walker Mill Middle School. Her deep knowledge and vast skills helped expose students to environmental science and STEM. The benefits of our partnership with Izolda were evident in the Science SLO pre to post assessments and students increased interest in the STEM fields. -Patrice Felton, former teacher at Walker Mill Middle School


I absolutely loved visiting your class on Thursday. I wish I had had time to go with your class to see the experiments/measurements. I was so impressed with your explanations and how engaged your middle-schoolers were – no small feat. The visit was a pleasure and I think you are an excellent instructor! -Rosemary Muir, Lifelong Learning Coordinator, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland


Izolda held the children’s attention and provided opportunities for all of the students to participate in some way. Her broad knowledge was shared in a very engaging way. Her presentation was just perfect for the occasion. -Ingrid Richardson, Teacher of Gifted, K-5, Northside Elementary School, Newnan, Georgia


I have worked and trained in Soil Science with Izolda for many years, and in many settings worldwide. Izolda makes science come alive to all students. Her presentation is magical and engaging. She excites and inspires students to understand and want to learn more. -Elissa Levine, Ph.D. NASA Soil Scientist, Retired


Your ability to teach and interact with students is truly extraordinary. Your ability to engage students from a variety of backgrounds through interactive methods that stimulate curiosity, courage, and connection is remarkable. -Brecken Chinn Swartz, Ph.D., Formerly at the Department of Communication, University of Maryland, College Park, MD


Izolda was superb. She had great balance in instruction and everything flowed. –Tom Albert, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Student Reflections

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