Dr. Ruth McQuirter Scott




Tel: 905-547-3555 Ext. 3604
Fax: 905-547-9500
E-mail: rscott@ed.brocku.ca

1842 King St. East
Hamilton, Ontario,
Canada L8K 1V7


Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, Brock University Hamilton Campus

Dr. McQuirter Scott is the author of over thirty books on spelling, most notably The Canadian Spelling Program, Grades 1-8 (Gage) and Spelling: Connecting the Pieces (Gage, 2004). She has presented workshops on the teaching of spelling in every Canadian province. Her focus is on linking research and practice in the field of spelling. She is noted for her ability to interpret curriculum documents and research studies in practical ways applicable to the classroom. Her freelance writing has appeared in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, United Church Observer, and on CBC Radio.