Very rigid - drilling information into student's heads.
Put heavy stress on written language, with sequential process as following
Published the first book about fingerspelling
Process still very structured, but was evolving into a slightly more well rounded approach
Founded the school for the deaf in France.
First to share methods; shared a dictionary of signs
Kept secretive, did not publish teaching strategies. He was rumored to use fingerspelling, signs, reading, and writing within his teachings.
One of the first individuals to use the natural approach.
Co-founder of the first American school for the Deaf
Gallaudet and Clerc brought system of French Deaf Ed to USA
Used the Theory of Ciphers to adapt into The Hartford system
Theory of Ciphers - structure for original sentences in French
Taught Laurent Clerc and Thomas Gallaudet