Doctor of Education
(honoris causa) DEd
Dr. David Booth received the honorary degree, Doctor of Education and delivered the convocation address to the graduates of Nipissing’s Faculty of Education, Primary / Junior division.
For over 40 years, Booth has been involved in education, as a classroom teacher, consultant, professor, researcher, speaker and author. Currently, he is Professor Emeritus and Scholar in Residence in the Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Department in the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He has authored and co-authored many teacher reference books and textbooks in all areas of curriculum development and has written several guidelines in literacy and in the arts for the Ontario Ministry of Education, and the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat. Booth is the recipient of several awards in both Canada and the United States, for his classroom teaching, contributions to language and literacy, the arts in education, and his picture books for young people.