ERIC Number: ED255902
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
William S. Gray: Teacher, Scholar, Leader.
Stevenson, Jennifer A., Ed.
William S. Gray, first president of the International Reading Association, is the focus of this booklet. Sections are devoted to "The Person," which includes Gray's family background, early schooling and teaching jobs, and his further education at Illinois State University, the University of Chicago, and Teachers College (Columbia University); and "The Scholar," which includes contributions Gray made to reading, such as standardized oral reading tests, studies on diagnosis and remedial instruction, school surveys, major studies outside the United States, adult reading research, summaries of investigations and practices, and a model of reading. Approximately half of the booklet is comprised of a 519-item bibliography of the writings of William S. Gray. (DF)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Educational History, Models, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Tests
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 (Book No. 967, $3.50 member, $5.00 nonmember).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: Gray (William S)
Note: Funding provided by a grant from the W.S. Gray Family: Mrs. William S. Gray, Jr.; William S. Gray, III; and Grace W. Gray.