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About the Instructor – Mary Peterson

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Mary Peterson is an enthusiastic, primary‑level teacher with over 27 years of teaching experience and is known for her highly motivating ideas and the practicality of her presentations. She is an expert in implementing powerful math instruction and independent practice in the classroom.

Mary is the author of two professional books from Scholastic: Extra Practice Math Centers: Addition, Subtraction and More (2007) and Extra Practice Math Centers: Multiplication, Division and More (2007). She is also the author of Current, Best Strategies to Differentiate MATH Instruction (Grades K‑3), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Mary presents seminars that are fast‑paced, inspiring, and above all, practical.

You will leave this seminar with a wealth of math differentiation ideas, strategies and activities you can use immediately in your classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Mary provides excellent examples for instructional activities. She communicates clearly and makes these great ideas accessible for so many. Thanks, Mary!”
– Cara Kidd, Math Coach

“This is my second seminar with Mary this school year. I love her practical ideas!
– Karen Engelen, 1st Grade Teacher

Great math ideas that will also work with other subjects! Mary is wonderful!”           
– Nicole Vetter, 2nd Grade Teacher

Lots of practical strategies and ideas for the future! Mary has helped me think about math in a different and fun way.”
– Marsha Fischer, 3rd Grade Teacher

“I really enjoyed this seminar. I’m leaving with many valuable ideas that I can take back to my classroom and use immediately.”
– Lori Prothman, 2nd Grade Teacher

“I love all the ideas! I can easily incorporate these practical strategies into my classroom program.”
– Barb Gaither, Kindergarten Teacher

Great ideas that can be used immediately in the classroom. I love all of the station ideas!”
– Amy Brinkmann, Kindergarten Teacher

“Great day! It was wonderful to reinforce with new ideas as well as revisit what we already do and reflect on how to improve.”
– Christine Polak, 1st Grade Teacher

Excellent materials and ideas! It will be easy to transfer these strategies to my classroom.”
– Amy Windle, 2nd Grade Teacher

“This seminar was very applicable to math instruction in my classroom. It was so helpful to see real‑life examples of student work. I feel confident that I can immediately apply what I have learned here today!”
– Ashley Green, 2nd Grade Teacher

“Mary brought so many useful and practical strategies to us today! I will go back to my classroom and begin using them immediately. This is a wonderful seminar. Mary Peterson – you are amazing!”
– Amy Taylor, 2nd Grade Teacher