developmental and intellectual ability Articles
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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OUR BEST REGARDS today, National Teacher's Day, to all of you teachers in the 2e community who do your best to help twice-exceptional learners succeed. Thanks for your effortsMAYJUNE ISSUE OUT. The MayJune issue of 2e Twice-Exceptional Newsletter just came out. If you're a paid s... Read more
Resources from 2e Newsletter helping twice-exceptional children
Friday, May 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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NO COLLEGE FOR YOUR KIDDO You're not alone. "Motherlode" at The New York Times asked readers for stories about kids choosing non-traditional paths, and got some good ones. Some of the reasons will certainly resonate with parents of 2e kids "...loves to learn but heavy-duty academ... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Friday, May 2nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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NO COLLEGE FOR YOUR KIDDO You're not alone. "Motherlode" at The New York Times asked readers for stories about kids choosing non-traditional paths, and got some good ones. Some of the reasons will certainly resonate with parents of 2e kids "...loves to learn but he... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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AUTISM, ANXIETY. Psychologist Dan Peters has had two pieces recently in Psychology Today dealing with autism and anxiety. On April 7, Peters explained how the nature of ASD can cause anxiety -- not understanding why people get mad at you, not understanding what people want from y... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Friday, April 25th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY has passed legislation to help students with dyslexia be identified and properly served. According to the Press of Atlantic City, students who manifest a reading problem will be screened by second grade, and educators will receive two hoursper yearof profe... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD, ANXIETY. About half of kids with ADHD also have anxiety disorders, and the combination can have an effect on quality of life, social interactions, and general functioning, according to an article at DailyRX.com. The children faring poorest had at least two anxiety disorders... Read more
Resources, News Items from 2e Newsletter
Friday, April 18th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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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
News, Resources from 2e newsletter
Monday, April 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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"NEW" KIND OF ADHD A recent NY Times article covered how some are pushing for "sluggish cognitive tempo" as another ADHD subtype. The subtype seems to share some characteristics with inattentive Theyre the daydreamy ones, the ones with work thats not turned in... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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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
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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MENTAL HEALTH ON CAMPUS. According to USA Today, about one in ten college students take advantage of on-campus mental health counseling. Once counselor noted that anxiety is the most common issue for the current generation of students, as opposed to depression in previous generat... Read more
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