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ERIC Number: EJ1020551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
Carl: A Case Study of a Gifted Student with Challenging Social Behaviors
Zapotocky, Robin
Gifted Child Today, v37 n1 p56-58 Jan 2014
Robin Zapotocky is a first-year teacher in a fifth-grade classroom at Cannaday Elementary in Mesquite ISD, Mesquite TX. She graduated from Baylor University in the gifted and elementary dual certificate program, and first met Carl when she was student teaching in a gifted and talented pullout program for third- and fourth-grade gifted students. Upon first impression, Carl stood out to her as a boy who had a unique way of interacting with his teachers as well as his classmates, but showed a refreshing excitement for learning. As Zapotocky got to know him, she noticed he frequently struggled to get along with his peers, which seemed to affect his overall mood and performance in the classroom. This article describes intervention strategies she designed to help Carl interact in a positive manner with his peers to help improve his social interactions in the classroom.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas
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