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Friday, April 18th, 2014 by 76Trombones
FAIRFAX COUNTY, in Virginia, is making efforts to close an "excellence gap" by identifying and supporting students in groups generally under-represented in gifted programs -- low-income and minority children. The Washington Post tells the story of one of these gifted yo... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
GIFTS, GRADES, GROWTH MINDSET. A teacher blogs about a "brilliant thinker" in her class, a young man who often suffers meltdowns because of the gap between a "growth mindset" and a grade, a "number that defines who are students are." The fixed mindse... Read more
Do Selfies Affect Self-Esteem?
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
Ellen DeGeneres recently made Oscars history when she cherry-picked celebrities to join her for a "selfie." Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lawrence and Jared Leto—all who have been nominated as “most beautiful”—accompanied several ot... Read more
Can Stress Make You Sick?
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
Between work, school, travel, children, spouses, over-scheduling, mounting bills and other day-to-day stressors, it is not abnormal to encounter stress. Stress, in many ways, is a natural element of human existence; it is one that often temporarily disturbs our lives. Howeve... Read more
Do You Have a Healthy Body Image?
Monday, March 10th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
The definition of self-esteem is how you value yourself and how you perceive your value based on the world around you. If you have high self-esteem, then you place great value on yourself; whereas low self-esteem means you place a low value on yourself. Self-esteem is influen... Read more
From 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
WHAT IF your twice-exceptional child's anxiety-induced movements are interpreted by his school as sexual in nature What if the school contacts the state's child protection services, hinting at abuse by the family Sounds like a nightmare -- and for one family in New Jersey it was.... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
IGNORE THE CRITICS is the title of a blog post at the site of Autism Speaks. In the post, a 31-year-old man with Asperger's emphasizes the value of persistence in achieving the skills you seek. He is wary of stereotypes that discourage exploration; for example, despite the stereo... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 by 76Trombones
2e ON YOUTUBE. We've posted the first video on our YouTube channel, Your2eTV. "2eTV" was already taken. The video is a four-minute piece recorded at last November's NAGC Convention with Susan Baum, who is certainly familiar to readers of 2e Newsletter. In the video, Bau... Read more
News, Resources from the Publishers of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newslettere
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
PEDIATRICIANS, ANTIDEPRESSANTS. Depression and anxiety are two conditions common in twice-exceptional children. A recent study indicates that pediatric primary care physicians "are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients." Presented with... Read more
From the Publishers
Friday, January 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
HERE ARE RECENT ITEMS we've found on giftedness, LDs, twice-exceptionality, education, and parenting that might be of interest to those who raise and educate twice-exceptional children..."I WAS RUBBISH IN SCHOOL," says a TV chef. Couldn't read. Wanted to get up and do s... Read more
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