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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Mary Peterson is an enthusiastic, primary-level teacher with over 28 years of teaching experience and is known for her highly motivating, very practical ideas and strategies for teachers to work smarter, not harder, in their classrooms. She is an expert in implementing powerful math instruction and independent practice through the use of math work stations.

Mary is the author of two professional books from Scholastic: Extra Practice Math Centers: Addition, Subtraction and More and Extra Practice Math Centers: Multiplication, Division and More. She is also the author of Differentiated, Timesaving MATH WORK STATIONS: Strategies that Work!, (Grades K-2), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Mary’s seminars are exciting, fun, practical, and packed with teacher-friendly, student-centered ideas.

You will leave with a wealth of ready-to-use ideas and strategies to implement math work stations that will increase your students’ success on your math standards.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

This is the best seminar, by far, that I have attended! Each activity and idea is exciting and relevant. Mary presented the material in such a clear and concise way. I feel invigorated and motivated!”
- Holly Newburn, 1st Grade Teacher

Great ideas! I’m so excited to implement math work stations into my classroom.”
- Stephanie Hofferber, Kindergarten Teacher

“Lots of great games to strengthen my math instruction.”
- Jennifer Strand, 1st Grade Teacher

Mary Peterson is well organized and interesting. The math stations she presented will be easy to apply in my classroom, as will the materials she provided. Loved it all!”
- Sarah Grisanzio, 2nd Grade Teacher

“Mary Peterson shared practical and engaging activities that I can take back to school and use tomorrow. Thank you!”
- Holly Grocholl, Math Coach

This seminar was a favorite of mine! I loved all the ideas and samples we made to take with us. Thank you!”
- Lauren Buslemi, Kindergarten Teacher

This is one of the most fun, interesting and useful seminars I’ve attended. Mary Peterson is engaging, knowledgeable and organized! The handouts and ‘make-it and take-it’ activities made my day!”
- Dianne Larson, Kindergarten Teacher

Mary presented tons of materials and resources in an organized, exciting and easy-to-understand manner, all of which is backed by research. I’m eager to implement her tools and practices in my classroom. Thank you!”
- Jane Lorentsen, 2nd Grade Teacher