The Literacy Principal

The Literacy Principal

Paperback(Older Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781551381466
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than 25 years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write. As a classroom teacher, consultant, speaker, and writer he has delighted thousands with his energy, enthusiasm, and commitment. He has given hundreds of speeches and workshops throughout North America, Australia, and England and has appeared on dozens of television and radio programs.

Jennifer currently teachers undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy education and conducts research studies in the area of new literacies, multimodality, family literacy, and multiliteracies.

She received her Ph.D. in literacy education from King's College, London, University of London, and was an ESL teacher for two years.

Jennifer says that she became a teacher because she loves working with students and think about learning. She is also curious about what motivates students and the role of identity in learning. Her approach to professional development is interactive and audience driven.

In her free time, Jennifer likes to run and do yoga.

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