Mr. Andrew Wood is a teacher with decades spent in front of students, having taught young people from Kindergarten to Grade 12. He retired from the TDSB in 2019 after many years of teaching a wide range of subjects at all elementary grades, including extensive experience as both an Immersion and Core French teacher.
Mr. Wood’s qualifications include an Honours B.A. (University of Ottawa); a Master of Fine Arts (New York University) and a Bachelor of Education (University of Toronto). In addition to these academic degrees he is also a longtime member of Toastmasters International, spending many years in leadership positions and holding the title of Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM).
Mr. Wood has had a close association with Wells Academy since its start-up. Among the many courses he has taught at Wells Academy are Critical Reading and Creative Writing for Gr.3-4, Gr.5-6 and Gr.7-9 students; French for Beginner and Intermediate students; Public Speaking; “Write Right in English” and “Boost Your Speaking Power” for adult learners.
Mr. Wood believes in actively engaging his students as much as possible, as well as in using a variety of education technologies, with the goal to promote among his students both a love of learning and a commitment to try their best.
Mr. Andrew Wood
OCT, Award-winning Speaker, Playwright
Mr. Wood's Teaching Schedule
Gr.3/4 Critical Reading & Creative Writing: Mon.4:00-5:30, Thur. 4:00-5:30, Sat. 3:00-4:30
Gr.5/6 Critical Reading & Creative Writing: Tue.4:00-5:30, Fri.6:30-8:00, Sun.10:00-11:30
Gr.7-9 Critical Reading & Creative Writing, Tue.4:00-5:30, Fri.6:30-8:00, Sun.1:00-2:30
French Beginners: Thur.6:30-8:30
French Intermediate: Mon.6:30-8:00, Sun.3:00-4:30
Write Right in English: Sat.10:00-11:30