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 35 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: Practical Strategies to Differentiate Your Math Instruction 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
“Excellent take-away ideas! Things I can use right now in my classroom with little to no prep!”
– Melissa Biever, 1st Grade Teacher
“Practical ideas for implementing guided math. This seminar is appropriate for both new and experienced teachers.”
– Robin Cornelius, 2nd Grade Teacher
“This was a very valuable seminar. It gave me concrete ideas and instruction on how to implement math centers as well as ways to work smarter, not harder. Practical – can be used right away!”
– Julie Klinger, 2nd Grade Teacher
“Loved how Deb gave us practical examples that easily transfer to the classroom. She did a great job keeping everyone engaged and was well-informed and helpful to all grade levels.”
– Rebecca Minter, Kindergarten Teacher
“This has changed so many ways that I will approach math instruction. I am so excited about engaging my students and helping address the needs of each one of them.”
– Jeanne Maupai, 2nd Grade Teacher
“Thank you for making guided math seem so doable! I’m inspired and ready to get busy.”
– Beth Meaux, 1st Grade Teacher
“Great job! Deb helped me to make sense of it all. I came away with some useful strategies and a great plan for putting it all into action.”
– Denise Bonczek, Kindergarten Teacher
“I really enjoyed the practical, easy-to-implement ideas and strategies. This is definitely something I can take back and use now.”
– Felicia Stites, 1st Grade Teacher
“Deborah was great at explaining ideas in a way that’s easy to understand. I walked away with ideas I can implement tomorrow.”
– Carrie Barber, 1st Grade Teacher