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Another Step Forward, Common Core, ADHD, and Name that Book!
Friday, March 27th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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ONE MORE STEP FORWARD. Every news article about twice exceptionality is a step forward for the 2e community, and the latest article appears at the site Science 2.0, explaining to readers that yes, you can be gifted and LD at the same time. The article says "current U.S. rese... Read more
2e Myths, Brain Scans, Medical Education for All, and More
Friday, March 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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2e LEARNERS is the name of a website for parents and educators in the Baltimore, Maryland, area. The organizer of the site has posted a number of articles recently that are of interest to the 2e community in general, not just to those crabcake-loving Easterners. For example, educ... Read more
2e Explosion, ADHD, Anxiety, Testing, More
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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COMING OUT OF THE WOODWORK is how Mike Postma describes the increase in the number of 2e kids in the 21st century. Writing in the SENG Vine Newsletter, Postma provides his own several-decade perspective as GT educator and offers several possible reasons for the apparent populatio... Read more
2e: The Movie, Anxiety, Depression, More
Friday, January 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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"2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL" -- THE MOVIE True. Filmmaker Tom Ropelewski has finished his documentary, which will have its world premier at the Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, Virginia, on February 28. Ropelewski followed members of the Class of 2011 at Bridge... Read more
Gifted &: Myths, Prison, Blogs, More
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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DEBUNKING MYTHS about gifted students is the topic of an article at edutopia.org. You know some of these myths, for example that gifted kids don't need scaffolding. See how many others you're disabused of. THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE -- for gifted kids -- is covered at Quartz, ... Read more
2e & Reading, Depression, NVLD, More
Friday, December 12th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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A NICE PORTRAIT of a twice-exceptional middle-schooler is presented at Reading Today Online. A piece written by an expert in reading and dyslexia shows how much effort it takes for the student to appear average or above average -- and how parents or teachers can spot at least one... Read more
Giftedness, Genetics & Interventions, and a Few Resources
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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RESILIENCE, ENVIRONMENT, AND GENES.Apparently genetic predisposition can determine which kids will benefit from attention and interventions. And some of these genes are also linked to depression or ADHD.From a New York Times opinion piece "One might even imagine a day when w... Read more
ASD Celebrity, Note-taking, Helicopter vs Rescuing, More
Friday, November 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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FAMOUS ON THE SPECTRUM. That's Jerry Seinfeld, according to an NBC interview the comedian gave to Brian Williams. He says he has trouble with social engagement, and with taking language literally. Read more. 2e-RELATED SEMINAR IN CHICAGO. Well, Evanston, Illinois, actually -- at ... Read more
Tips to Reduce Your Child's Halloween Fears
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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For the majority of kids, Halloween is a favorite holiday because it represents a time to dress up and be someone or something else--perhaps a super-hero like Superman or a mythical creature like a fairy. It might also bring joy because, for one night, they can get as much f... Read more
Gifted Ed, Plus Items on ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, and Tourettes
Saturday, September 27th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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POTENTIAL AND ACHIEVEMENT. Researchers studying one large school district found that the kids who benefited most from gifted classrooms were not those with high IQs, but those with high scores on statewide standardized tests from the previous years. The operative term here is &qu... Read more
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