My name is Mary Peterson. I have over 35 years of experience as an elementary school teacher, professional development leader and creator of practical teaching resources to help teachers create joyful and successful classrooms. I have been a nationalRead More
My students and I absolutely love games! Games are so engaging and are a very effective way to enhance learning. Here are three of my favorite whole class games that may be played for any subject or grade level ...
“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” Diane Ackerman There are so many benefits for playing games in the classroom. Students can practice important skills by playing an educational g ...
Using picture books to teach math is an enjoyable way to expose students to authentic math situations, build vocabulary, spark imaginations, encourage critical thinking and build confidence in math. Reading and ...