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About the presenter

David Booth is a professor emeritus in education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, where he is Scholar in Residence in the Curriculum, Teaching, and Language Department.

For over 40 years, he has been involved in teaching children and teachers—as a classroom teacher, language arts consultant, professor, speaker, and author.

David has authored many teacher reference books and textbooks in all areas of language development: reading, writing, speaking, and listening, and has worked on several guidelines for the Ontario Ministry of Education.

A popular speaker internationally, David has addressed educators in every province of Canada, throughout most U.S. states, and in England, Germany, the Near East, New Zealand, and Australia. He has participated in many international conferences, speaking and presenting workshops in all areas of language learning. He has won several awards in Canada and the U.S. for his teaching, for his contributions to language and literacy, and for his books for young people.




 

RRCNA WEBCAST SERIES - FREE WEBCAST

Negotiating the Literacy Lives of Boys Through Building a Literacy Community

An expert in this field, David Booth helps educators understand issues involved in boys’ literacy learning and then provides proven methods to engage them as readers and writers. Includes downloadable handouts.

This powerful presentation encompasses the following topics:

  • Negotiating the Literacy Lives of Boys through Building a Literacy Community
  • Helping Boys Become Print Powerful
  • Assisting Boys in Becoming Writers
  • Structuring Literacy Events for Students


Length of Session
Approximately 45 minutes


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