Featuring Two of the Nation's Top Guided Math Experts
Barbara Blanke is an outstanding math educator, author and national presenter known for her creativity, enthusiasm and practical ideas for implementing Guided Math in grades K-6 classrooms. She has a special passion for meeting the needs of all students in mathematics through Guided Math groups and is featured in the video series, Using Guided Math to Strengthen Students' Math Learning, Grades K-2 and 3-6.
Barbara brings 22 years of classroom teaching experience to her presentations along with dozens of teacher-friendly ideas for implementing Guided Math learning centers to reinforce and extend students' skills while teachers work with small Guided Math groups. You will find her presentations engaging, inspirational and filled with research-based strategies you can use immediately in your math program.
Deborah Allen Wirth is an enthusiastic and engaging presenter with dozens of Guided Math classroom-proven strategies and ideas to share with you. Her unique approach to using Guided Math has significantly increased math achievement in all her students - from the struggling to the highly capable. Due to her success, she has been sharing her Guided Math strategies across the nation.
Deborah 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. Deborah's presentations are highly practical and filled with creative, innovative Guided Math strategies that can be used or adapted in your own Guided Math program.