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Mary Peterson is an enthusiastic teacher with over 26 years of teaching experience who is known for her highly motivating ideas and the practicality of her presentations. Mary is the author of two professional books from Scholastic: Extra Practice Math Centers: Addition, Subtraction and More (2007) and Extra Practice Math Centers: Multiplication, Division and More (2007).

Mary presents seminars that are fast-paced, inspiring and, above all, practical. You will leave with a wealth of ideas, strategies and activities you can use immediately in your classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Wonderful seminar! I will definitely use these practical ideas in my classroom. I greatly appreciate all the valuable examples Mary shared with us.”
Guy Victor, 3rd Grade Teacher

“Mary gave us a wealth of resources in such a short period of time! She also made available her ‘teacher treasures’ to help enhance student learning.”
Gayle McCann, Learning Center Teacher

Useful information that I’ll use in my classroom immediately!”
Erik Kent, 5th/6th Grade Teacher

“Mary Peterson is a master teacher who shares her wealth of knowledge freely! Every idea she presented can be used in my classroom immediately.”
Janet Christophersen, 4th Grade Teacher

“Wow! Great ideas and wonderful materials! I’m leaving today with friendly, easy and exciting materials I can use tomorrow!”
Kim Knisley, 5th Grade Teacher

Incredibly creative and new ideas and strategies! Mary has a wealth of knowledge and a passion for teaching and learning!”
Nick Dittrich, 5th Grade Teacher

Excellent information on how to address RTI and work together to help all children learn!”
Ann DiSalvo, 3rd Grade Teacher

“Lots of great ideas that can be used immediately!”
Lindsay Bruder, 3rd Grade Teacher

“I liked this seminar because the presenter provided hands-on strategies that are ready to use in the classroom.”
Marila Aguilera, Special Education Coordinator

“Mary was friendly, patient and brought lots of innovative ideas to use in the classroom!”
Tonya Pomeroy, 3rd Grade Teacher

“What a super seminar! Mary has wonderful ideas that can be used immediately in the classroom and engaging activities that are tried and true! Her activities will excite even the most reluctant students!”
Stephanie Farmer, 4th Grade Teacher

“Mary Peterson provided us with lots of practical, hands-on ideas ready to use in the classroom!”
Tarra Gordon, 5th Grade Teacher

“I have learned so much valuable information that I can use in my classes.”
Mary Jo Kolaski, Special Education Teacher