Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

ADAM PETERSON is an award-winning Pre-K and Kindergarten educator, bestselling author, and nationally recognized speaker. After spending more than a decade as a Kindergarten teacher, Adam now also uses his knowledge of early learning and English Language Learners to inspire and educate colleagues to create classrooms that encourage more creativity, play, and hands-on learning for ELL students. He is the author of the bestselling book, Teach, Play, Learn!, as well as many children's books. He is also the author of Using Purposeful Play to Improve the Success of Your ELL Students (Pre-K and Kindergarten), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“I really enjoyed Adam and the content of this seminar.”

Adam was wonderful, and I appreciate the real-life examples that I can implement immediately. He broke things down in a way that feels not so overwhelming going back into my classroom tomorrow. I also appreciate all the extra resources!! Great seminar!”

Adam did an amazing job! Thank you so much! I really learned a lot.”

“I loved all the play-based ELL examples and ideas Adam provided.”

AWESOME! I plan on implementing so many new play-based ideas in my classroom to help my ELL students.”

“Adam Peterson is wonderful and very insightful!”

“Adam's energy coupled with strategies that engage learners is a winning combination.”