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Laugh and/or Cry, Become an Assistant Head of School, See Us Live-streamed, and More
Monday, August 7th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PARENTS, YOU'RE NOT ALONE. You know that from this site and others. But if you want to read what other parents hear about their kiddos and then either laugh or cry, check out the site of Romper. A mom of a 2e kiddo put together a page called "10 Special Needs Moms Share the ... Read more
SENG Conference, Ed Tech, Strength-based Parenting, More
Monday, July 31st, 2017 by 76Trombones
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SENG. The annual conference of the organization Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted begins later this week in Naperville, Illinois. For members of the 2e community, the SENG conference is a great place to learn about gifted and 2e issues and to meet parents, educators, and c... Read more
High Cognition, Depression, Research, Stress, More
Monday, July 24th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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HIGH COGNITION According to Curious Mind Magazine, those who are highly intelligent might be night owls, live in organized chaos, and swear more than other people -- in other words, they can be "messy, profane night owls." The magazine cites research for each of these t... Read more
Parenting, Panic, Emotional Development, Depression, and More
Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PARENTS OF GIFTED KIDDOS will likely appreciate an article from The Washington Post in which a mom who doesn't like the "gifted" label describes some of the conundrums we encounter with high-ability young people -- the intensity, early cognitive development, asynchronou... Read more
Clinicians, Depression, Brain Stimulation, and More
Thursday, July 13th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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MEMBERS OF THE 2e COMMUNITY are likely, at some point, to have to deal with clinicians about a child's cognitive or emotional issues. The "article of the week" at the site of the Child Mind Institute tells parents what to look for in a diagnosis -- how to judge that a c... Read more
Gifted Ed, Scholarships, Dyslexia, OCD, Depression, Allergies, Sleep
Saturday, July 8th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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AUSTIN SCHOOLS AND DYSLEXIA. The Austin, Texas, school district is making a special effort to identify and service students with dyslexia, according to the city's American Statesman news outlet. During the past school year, the school provided intervention services to about 8,600... Read more
Growth Mindset, the Gut, Gifted Competition, and More
Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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GROWTH MINDSET has been discussed, promoted, and presumably encouraged in young people for the past few years. An idea fostered by Carol Dweck, it has evidently been been subject to hype and false claims, according to an article in Education Week by a fellow education researcher ... Read more
Accommodation and Self-Advocacy, Depression, ASD, Law and Policy, More
Monday, June 19th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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STANDARD TEST ACCOMMODATIONS. In The Hechinger Report, a young man writes about being refused extra time in a state test that is the gateway to a prestigious scholarship competition. He is multi-exceptional, and makes exceptional use of analogies and metaphors in his arguments fo... Read more
Diagnosing 2e; Homeschoolers as "Missing Voices"; Survey Opportunities; and More
Friday, June 2nd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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PSYCHOLOGIST DEVON MACEACHRON specializes in twice exceptionality, and she has written an insightful blog posting on the topic of giftedness and dyslexia. The posting, however, applies to other "e's" beside dyslexia and brings some clarity to how learning disabilities s... Read more
Readings, Research, and Research Participation Opportunities
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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TODAY'S BLOG features readings from organizations we cover often, such as Undestood and the Child Mind Institute; recent research results of possible interest to the 2e community; and a couple research participation opportunities SENG offers, from its archives, an article titled ... Read more
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