Dr. Downing was formerly Senior Lecturer in Educational Psychology and Director of Reading Research at the University of London 's Institute of Education. On January 1, 1970 he left England to take up a permanent position as Professor of Education at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Hilaire is Reading Consultant in the Oakland County Schools, Pontiac, Michigan. It was through Mr. Hilaire 's work with Dr. Downing in England that i.t.a. was first introduced into American public schools in 1963.
Downing, John and Hilaire, Philip G.
"Promising Uses of the i.t.a. Medium in Britain and Michigan,"
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