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 Strengthen Your GUIDED MATH Instruction: Strategies to Differentiate Math Instruction Using Small Group Instruction and Math Work Stations (Grades 3-6), 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 in math.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"This seminar was everything I had hoped for and more. I can't wait to share what I've learned with my class and co-workers. Thank you!"
Tanya Torline, 4th Grade Teacher
"In my years of teaching, I don't believe that I have ever been completely engaged until the end of a seminar. It was fantastic!"
Rebecca Marasco, Teacher
"Wonderful seminar. I feel equipped with strategies and activities that I can use immediately in the classroom and what I've learned will help move my guided math instruction to the next level."
JoAnne Curley, Math Specialist
"I learned a lot that I cannot wait to start implementing. Fun and engaging seminar with great ideas."
Tara Gabbianelli, 3rd Grade Teacher
"This was an excellent seminar. Mary is knowledgeable about current trends in math instruction, relevant research and best practices in the classroom."
Jennifer Valerio, Math Coordinator
"Great cross-curricular ideas to use! Love the hands-on activities. I can't wait to implement these in my classroom!"
Heather Massey, Teacher
"Fantastic presentation! This seminar was perfect for the classroom teacher!"
Dana Wallcok, Teacher
"Fun and engaging activities that I will start using immediately in my classes!"
Tiffani Laye, Advanced Math Teacher
"Amazing resources. I can't wait to share them with my team!"
Sarah McMaster, Teacher
"Best seminar I have ever attended. I thoroughly enjoyed the day!"
Karen Fania, 5th Grade Teacher