Presenters

Faculty of Education

Presenters


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For bios of the educators and academics who presented at previous conferences, click on the links below:

2014 presenters
2013 presenters

2012 presenters
2011 presenters
2010 presenters

2015 Speakers and Workshop Clinicians

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Keynote Speaker

Dr. David Booth

 

David Booth is 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 forty years, he has been involved in teach ing children and teachers, as a classroom teacher,language arts consultant, professor, speaker and author. His students have in cluded teachers and administrators enrolled in the preservice, master's and doctoralprograms in education. 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 American 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 United States for his teaching, for his contributions to language and literacy, and for his books for young people

 

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Workshop Clinicians

Music Clinician
Lori Moccio

Lori Moccio is a Music, Dance, and Drama teacher at Jeanne Sauvé, the new French Immersion public school in the DSBN. Lori specializes in the Orff approach to music education and strives to connect the arts across the curriculum. Lori is a teacher trainer for Brock University and gives workshops for teachers in and around the Niagara Region. A passionate, energetic, and enthusiastic teacher, Lori loves sharing the Orff approach with others.

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Dance Clinician
ACTION PAK

Debra Kapp, BA, HBFA, BEd, has been teaching Dance  at L.B.Pearson School for the Arts, London, Ontario since 1991. L.B.Pearson is an Arts Enriched school and the Dance program is a comprehensive program. She is a graduate of York University’s Dance Program (1979). Debra is co author of “Action Pak: Dance Education Resources for Teachers”. Debra writes Dance curriculum for TVDSB and presents workshops all over on how to teach Dance in the school setting.

 

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Drama Clinician
Yasmine Kandil

Yasmine is Assistant Professor of Applied Theatre & Drama in Education at Brock University’s Department of Dramatic Arts.  Yasmine’s research and practice are based on understanding the conditions that provide autonomy and empowerment for marginalized communities within Theatre for Development contexts.  She has worked with a variety of communities in Cairo, Egypt, and in Victoria, British Columbia.  Yasmine has a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Directing and a Ph.D. in Applied Theatre.  

 

 

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Shauna Daley

Visual Arts Clinician
Shauna Daley

Shauna Daley is an artist and a teacher. She graduated from Brock University with an Honours degree in Visual Arts and then went on to complete her Bachelor of Education degree also at Brock. Shauna then completed her Master’s degree in Art Education with a focus on Critical/Creative Thinking and Drawing, and has worked as a Visual Arts Educator throughout the region. Shauna teaches visual art lessons underpinned with cross-curricular expectations in schools as well as therapeutic art workshops for varying groups. She also has her own art studio in Grimsby, Ontario where approximately two hundred and fifty students from the community cycle through her art programming.