Diploma, David Yellin Teachers College, Jerusalem, 1946. Master of Arts, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1956.
Postgraduate, Cambridge University, 1955.
Teacher, David Yellin School, 1946-1951;
research officer, Henrietta Szold Foundation, Jerusalem, 1951-1954;
teaching and research fellow, Hebrew U., Jerusalem, 1956-1964;
lecturer, Hebrew U., Jerusalem, 1965-1973;
supervisor special projects, Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, 1962-1967;
director infants school project, Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, 1973-1979, 82-90;
senior lecturer, U. Haifa, Israel, 1973-1976;
associate professor, U. Haifa, Israel, 1976-1980;
professor education, U. Haifa, Israel, 1980-1992. Visiting scholar University of Chicago, 1964-1965, New York University, 1980, 83, Ednl. Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, 1985, Johns Hopkins University, 1990, University of Michigan, 1990.
Research.assoc., visiting scholar Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1971, 79-80. Visiting professor U. Minn, Minneapolis, 1975. Speaker in field.
Active Committee on Early Childhood, Israel, 1968-1970, Committee on Children and Youth in Distress, 1971-1973, Israel National Committee International Year of Child, 1978-1979, executive committee Association for Advancement of Play in Israel, 1980-1992. Member International Reading Association (chairman program committee 1976, world congress), American Educational Research Association, International Society for Study Behavioral Development (executive committee 1979-1985), Israel Reading Association (president 1968-1970, 78-82), Israeli Psychological and Anthropological Association.
Married Jehuda Leo Feitelson, July 24, 1950. Children: Eran Isaac, Dror Gershon.