Gail Boushey is a passionate educator, author and speaker. Throughout her career, her vision and focus has been to find a replicable, reliable way to teach children how to be independent lifelong learners, starting in their early years. Gail is co-founder and owner of The 2 Sisters and co-author of the best-selling books "The Daily 5: Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades" and "The CAFE Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literacy Assessment & Instruction," as well as more than a dozen professional development DVDs. She also established The Daily CAFE and CCPensieve websites as a resource for educators and has continued to develop the knowledge base ever since. Gail started her teaching career in North America and now works with teachers and students throughout the world. She is an elementary teacher with experience in grades Pre-K-6 and in Special Education. In addition to being a classroom teacher, she also worked as an Instructional Coach.