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
Nov 1-2 - Chicago, IL
Writing about math greatly enhances mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills. When students write in math class they expand their knowledge and better understand and retain math skills. Writing in m ...
“One of the key indicators of students’ success in school, on standardized tests, and indeed, in life, is their vocabulary.” (Marzano & Pickering, 2005). Vocabulary knowledge is crucial to ...
The most important lesson I want my students to learn in my classroom is how to show kindness to each other. I would far rather my own child be the person who sits by the lonely kid in the cafeteria than ...