Peter Jailall, retired teacher, storyteller and poet has read his work in schools, libraries and universities across Canada and in the Caribbean. An avid supporter of human rights and social justice, he expresses his compassion and passion for human values through poetry and stories. A graduate from the University of Toronto (B.Ed, M.A.), Peter conducts poetry and literacy workshops in schools. He adapts his approach to teaching and learning to curriculum themes. After a reading, students participate in follow up activities which may include writing, drama and choral reading. He assists students in making and sharing their own texts after each presentation.