Phone: (618) 453-4249
Office: Wham 327
625 Wham Drive, Mail Code: 4610
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Elementary Ed. - Language Arts | Reading and Language Studies | Social Science Education
Ms. Stearns teaches children’s literature and elementary social studies methods courses. In addition to teaching summer classes including a workshop titled “Creative Teaching” and “What’s New in Children’s Literature”.
Consulting Areas: Children’s Literature, young adult literature.
Instructional Interests: Pre-service teacher education in the areas of children’s literature, young adult literature, social studies methods, and creative teaching. Ms. Stearns is the faculty sponsor for Elementary Education Student Organization (EESO), a registered student organization at SIU.