developmental and intellectual ability Articles
Conferences, Resources, and Stuff from Other Blogs and Sites
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 by 76Trombones
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CONFERENCESThe 2e Center for Research and Professional Development at Bridges Academy has released more information about its October symposium, "Vision and Leadership in 2e Education," to be held in Los Angeles. The event is intended for just about anyone in the 2e com... 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
"Giftedness," Homeschooling, Curiosity, and More
Thursday, July 27th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED CHALLENGES. In this blog, psychologist Gail Post offers "six reasons to stop treating gifted kids as 'special.'" For example it can make love seem conditional on achievement. She writes about what "special" really means, and notes how the "special&... 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
ADHD, Growing Out Of, Summer, and More
Monday, July 17th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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THOSE WITH FAMILIES IN THE "ADHD ZONE" will likely be interested in an obit of Keith Conners think "Conners Scale" appearing in The New York Times, which is really a recap of thinking about ADHD since the 1950s. The final quote from Conners in the obit "T... 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
2e Scholarship, the Terror of Not Being Able to Read, and More
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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HERE'S WHAT WE NEED MORE OF -- scholarships available to students at private, 2e-friendly schools. FlexSchool has awarded a student at its New Haven, Connecticut, campus a scholarship valued at half of the tuition for the student's high school tenure. The William Morse Scholarshi... 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
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