Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Deborah Allen Wirth is an enthusiastic and engaging presenter with dozens of classroom proven strategies and ideas to share with you. With more than 29 years of teaching experience in grades K-3, her strategies are tried-and-true and ready to use. Her unique approach to using guided math has significantly increased the math achievement of all her students - from the struggling to the highly capable. Due to her success, she has been sharing her guided math strategies throughout her district and state.
She has authored two Scholastic books, Differentiated Math Learning Centers: 35 Independent Centers That Keep Kids Learning While You Teach Small Guided Math Groups and Differentiated Math Learning Centers as well as GUIDED MATH for the COMMON CORE: Practical Strategies Using Small Groups, Centers and Whole Group Instruction (Grades K-3), the resource handbook she wrote specifically for this seminar.
Deborah’s seminars are highly practical and filled with creative, innovative strategies you can use with your grades K-3 students.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
“I liked the suggestions for scheduling the math period and all of the great ideas for centers that are very adaptable to different ability levels.”
- Denise Parsons, Second Grade Teacher
“Thanks for the fun learning ideas and how to meet ALL learners’ needs.”
- Sandra J. Wright, Third Grade Teacher
“This guided math seminar really got me excited about meeting all the standards for third grade - something I’ve been trying to do all year without a guide. This day of sharing helped me put things into perspective.”
- Ashley LaCasse, Third Grade Teacher
“I enjoyed Deborah’s ideas about taking already-utilized classroom materials and turning them into a center, and how to use reading materials to transfer to other content areas like math.”
- Sarah Wenberg, First Grade Teacher
“I’m leaving with an ‘I can do’ attitude! Very realistic and simple, but effective things I can incorporate into my classroom tomorrow! Thanks!”
- Mandy Frank, Third Grade Teacher
“Great job! We do guided math, but Deborah Wirth offers many ideas to simplify what we have in place! I can’t wait to try these new methods! The students will love it and so will I!”
- Julie Neisius, Second Grade Teacher
“Deborah is full of energy and had many ideas that we can implement right away and without expense.”
- Nancy Ryan, ESL K-2
“What a valuable seminar! I’m going back to class tomorrow ready to use Deborah’s terrific strategies for differentiating math! Deborah knows how to reach all learners. I loved her suggestions!”
- Angela Lawler, Third Grade Teacher