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The Psychological Examination of Poor Spellers


by Leta S. Hollingworth - 1919

It is virtually impossible for an educated adult, whose spelling habits have long ago become automatic, to reconstruct from introspection the long, difficult, and complex processes through which he passed in learning to communicate by means of correctly spelled words. Such an adult may gain some idea of what is involved in the spelling process by confronting himself with the task of learning to spell and write words upside down and backwards, but even so the experience of the child is far from duplicated.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 20 Number 2, 1919, p. 126-132
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3730, Date Accessed: 10/22/2019 12:52:45 PM

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