About Carolyn Wilhelm and the Wise Owl Factory
Carolyn is a wife, mom, and grandmother who loves education. The Wise Owl Factory has mostly free educational materials for parents, teachers, homeschools, libraries, and scout groups to use. Wise Owl Factory has been providing educational materials online since 2008. Wise Owl Factory is an LLC located in Minnesota. Carolyn Wilhelm is the author and owner of this site. Please note there are priced and free products also on Teachers Pay Teachers as well as Teacher’s Notebook sites.
Carolyn Wilhelm writes curriculum for the different grade levels she has taught over the years including self-contained grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. She also taught gifted education and thinking skill classes for grades K-6. She has a BS in Elementary Education, an MS in Special Studies of Gifted Children, and an MA in Curriculum and Instruction K-12. She had National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist 2004-2014. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and has free lessons on a site they are associated with named ReadWriteThink.org. She writes this blog and shares many free resources here. She is a licensed, certified teacher in Minnesota through 2020 and is ready for the 2025 certification.
We hope you find many helpful lessons and educational materials on this site.
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