5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Bessie Stillman (d1947)
- Margaret Byrd Rawson (1899-2001)
- Beth Slingerland (1900-1989)
- Joseph K. Torgeson
- Paula Dozier Rome, Jean Osman
- a Teacher, tutor, teacher educator. Classroom O-G instruction developed while in Punahou School in Hawaii.. Slingerland Screening Tests for identifying children with specific language disability (grades 1-6).
- b Teacher. Worked closely with Anna Gillingham and develop the Gillingham-Stilman training manuals.
- c Education researcher, sociologist, psychologist, writer. Author of a study called "Dyslexia Over the Lifespan which followed the lives/careers of 56 dyslexic boys and concluded that with proper instruction, they could lead fulfilling lives and have successful careers. Co-founder of the Jemicy School.
- d Co-authored "The Language Too Kit", an internationally recognized text for teaching those with dyslexia. Minnesota.
- e Professor psychology and education. Author of roughly 100 research articles and several books, including "A Basic Guide to Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching phonological Awareness".
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Teacher, author. Her work centered on the identification of different learning styles and their accommodation in the regular classroom, small groups and individual work.
- Neurologist, dyslexia researcher, educator
- Professor of psychology at the University of California at LA. Developed a kinesthetic approach involving writing in the air and tracing words in large written or scripted format, while simultaneously saying the names and sounds of the letters. The Fernald Method.
- Teacher of children & teachers, researcher. Student and professional "heir" to Anna Gillingham.
- Founder of the Kidonan School and Dunnebeck Camp for dyslexic students. She now writes and lectures, trains teachers, and tutors students in reading.
5 True/False Questions
William Ellis, (1940-1995) → Frankfort-born protege of Samuel Orton. Worked in the Language Disorder Clinic Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York. Contributed to the understanding of developmental language disabilities, particularly in the areas of neurophysiological immaturity, the cluttering syndrome, the prediction of reading failure, and normal language development. Co-author with Jeanette Jansky of "Presenting Reading Failure" (1972)
Samuel T. Orton, MD (1879-1946), → Professor of psychology at the University of California at LA. Developed a kinesthetic approach involving writing in the air and tracing words in large written or scripted format, while simultaneously saying the names and sounds of the letters. The Fernald Method.
C. Wilson Anderson, Jr. → Teacher, author, producer of videos and computer programs. Well known for his ability to translate theory into practical and common sense strategies which produce the desired educational results.
Isabelle Y. Liberman → Univeristy of Conneticut professor. Research in the phonological processes in literacy; specifically the importance of explicit syllable and phoneme segmentation; phonemic/phonological awareness.
Alice H. Garside → Teacher of children & teachers, researcher. Student and professional "heir" to Anna Gillingham.