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David Booth, Ph.D.

David Booth is a reDavid Boothnowned educator and professor emeritus in the Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Department at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. As a classroom teacher, consultant, speaker, and writer he has delighted thousands with his energy, enthusiasm, and commitment. He is well known as an international speaker, having worked with teachers and administrators throughout Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Australia, and Asia. He is the author of dozens of books for teachers, educators, and parents such as Even Hockey Players Readand The Literacy Principal, and is an award-winning writer of picture books for children. He is a program consultant for Scholastic’s Timeline graphic novel series. (Scholastic Canada).For more than 25 years David Booth has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write.

David joins the Headwaters Academy Advisory Team as the leader of our Academic Growth team.