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
Bureau of Education presentation schedule for 2018-2019
“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 ...
Pictures tell a story and are ideal to use as writing prompts to help generate ideas, promote creativity and encourage thoughtful expression. The picture might be a personal photograph, famous artwork, magazine ...