ERIC Number: EJ479443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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The Case of Morty: A Four Year Study.
Pirie, Barbara S.; Adams, Ruth R.
Gifted Education International, v9 n2 p105-09 1993
This case study describes a boy from kindergarten through third grade with above average intelligence but difficulty learning to read, write, and spell. The paper emphasizes the human approach to learning, which took into account the boy's strong points, unique learning style, strong sense of responsibility, and the need to alleviate feelings of failure and anxieties. (JDD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cognitive Style, Diagnostic Teaching, Failure, Gifted Disabled, Humanistic Education, Individualized Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, Males, Primary Education, Psychoeducational Methods, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Resource Room Programs, Spelling Instruction, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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