depression Articles
Grit, TiLT, Introversion, More
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MORE GRIT DEBUNKERS. A student columnist for The Daily Northwestern adds her two cents to the discussion on the importance of grit in success. She writes something of interest to those of us in the 2e community"In fact, emphasis on 'grit' is not only detrimental to those who... Read more
Funding for Gifted and 2e Programs, Mental Health, and More
Friday, May 27th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DO WE NEED TO FUND GIFTED AND 2e PROGRAMS That's the question posted at the site of the Education Commission of the States ECS. You know the correct answer. ECS notes that schools tend to ignore the needs of gifted students, and cites the lack of state and federal funding for the... Read more
Pioneer in 2e, Educator Resources, More
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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PIONEER IN 2e STUDIES HONORED. Dr. C. June Maker was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree from Western Kentucky University recently, according to WKU News. She is a graduate of WKU and currently a professor at University of Arizona. WKU News says, "Dr. Makers 1976... Read more
Giftedness, ADHD, Parenting Resource, and More
Friday, May 20th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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JOE RENZULLI posted on May 11 a YouTube video titled "What Is Giftedness" In it, he explains his stance that giftedness is not just IQ, but that it combines above-average ability and not just academic abilities, task commitment motivation or grit, and creativity. This i... Read more
Mindfulness, Gap Year, Education in Finland, More
Saturday, May 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DON'T FORGET that our spring booklet sale is going on right now. If you subscribe to the newsletter or briefing, check your inbox for details;or,go to the newsletter website. We offer ten "Spotlight on 2e Series" booklets on topics that include parenting 2e kiddos, gift... Read more
Whoopi Goldberg, a 2e Blog Hop, Grit, and More
Thursday, May 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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WHOOPI GOLDBERG, who has dyslexia, was featured at the 13th annual Adam Katz Memorial Conversation held by the Child Mind Institute recently. According to the institute, "Goldberg sat down with Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute, to talk about the ch... Read more
Depression News, 2e Center Workshop, A Kiwi News Story, and More
Monday, May 9th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DEPRESSION. The Washington Post notes the value of celebrities who acknowledge their issues with depression or anxiety. The article mentions Kristen Bell talking about her mental health concerns in a video, Captain America Chris Evans talking to Rolling Stone about his anxiety, a... Read more
Cool Writing about 2e, 2e and Human Rights, and More
Thursday, April 28th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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2e ESSAY. A writer who crafts poetry, fiction, and essays has a piece at the site of ADDitude, where she describes how she -- like most parents of kids with challenges -- was torn between wanting to help and letting her 2e son learn on his own to "keep his head above water.&... Read more
Gifted Ed, Depression, ASD, Gap Year, and More
Friday, April 22nd, 2016 by 76Trombones
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IDENTIFYING, SERVING GIFTED STUDENTS. "Once we have a clear idea of what giftedness is and acceptable criteria for identifying these kids, then we need to invest time and effort on what we are doing with these kids." That's what a professor from the University of Albert... Read more
Ed Amend Interview, Depression, Anxiety, Foot Massage, and More
Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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ED AMEND IN PSYCHOLOGY TODAY. Kentucky psychologist Ed Amend, who does lots of work with gifted and twice-exceptional children, did a Psychology Today interview that was posted on April 10. In it, Amend offers his perspectives on giftedness and ADHD, giftedness and Asperger's, gi... Read more
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