2015 Issues


November/December, 2015

Focus: Going to college

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Profile of Landmark CollegeHow Landmark College, in Putney, Vermont, caters to students who learn differently by providing an array of offerings and supports. Find out how this school helps its students succeed. Plus, read a family’s and a student’s perspective on the school. (Available to subscribers)

Can My 2e Child with ASD Attend College? – Why the challenges of being a twice-exceptional student on the autism spectrum need not be a barrier to getting a college education – Read it.

Looking Ahead to College – What to consider in helping a 2e student select a college (Available to subscribers)

Conference Coverage: NAGC 2015 – Highlights and 2e-relevant session coverage (Available to subscribers)

From the 2e Center for Professional Development: News & Research – Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm. Child’s Issue Should Be Discovered – Read it.

Bob Seney on Books. A review of El Deafo Read it.

 

September/October, 2015

Focus: 2e-friendly Schools

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

New in Hopkins, Minnesota: Arête Academy – A new 2e-friendly school is always news. Learn what Arête means and how it fits into the school's mission. (Available to subscribers)

Conference Preview: NAGC 2015 – Find out about the 2e-related sessions happening at what’s billed as the largest gifted conference. Read it.

2e Changing Lives – People's lives can change dramatically as a result of becoming the parent of a 2e child. Melissa Sornik is one of them. Read her story. (Available to subscribers)

Conference Coverage: SENG 2015, Part 2 – Highlights and 2e-relevant session coverage (Available to subscribers)

Commentary: Do We Need to Handcuff Eight-year-old Boys? – Read long-time educator Bill Dickerman's response to the handling by police of an upset young boy with ADHD. Read it.

News from the 2e Center for Professional Development – Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm – Parents Should Explain ADHD to Child Read it.

Bob Seney on Books.A review of Fish in a Tree Read it.

 

July/August, 2015

Focus: What Public Schools Can Do for 2e Students

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Supporting 2e Students in Prince George's County – Rose Blucher and Sarah Wayland kick off a series of profiles of 2e-friendly progams at public and private schools.  (Available to subscribers)

Putting Theory into Practice: A PGCPS Case Study Rose Blucher tells how the PGCPS model work with a real student. (Available to subscribers)

Conference Coverage: SENG 2015 – Highlights and 2e-relevant session coverage (Available to subscribers)

2e Changing Lives – Having a 2e child can be a catalyst for personal and career changes. In this profile, the first in a series, we see a example. (Available to subscribers)

Resouces: Back to School – The selection of 2e-oriented schools is growing across the U.S. Find out about seven of them. Read it.

Parent's Perspective – Cat Finney on why her 2e son missed out on giving his valedictory speech Read it.

News from the 2e Center for Professional Development – Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Perfectionist Wonders What's Wrong With Perfect – Read it.

Bob Seney on Books. Brown Girl DreamingRead it

 

May/June, 2015

Focus: Gifted Children with Emotional and Behavioral Issues

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Helping 2e Children with Emotional and Behavioral Issues J Mark Bade interviews professionals about what to do when emotional/behavioral issues overshadow a child’sgifts and talents. (Available to subscribers)

Looking Beyond Behavior Julie Skolnick describes how her coaching helped a parent shift the focus from her child’s inappropriate behavior at school to his strengths. (Available to subscribers)

2e and IDEA: The Right to Assessment and Services – J Mark Bade sheds light on a “win” for 2e students – a clarification from the US DOE on the protection of their rights. (Available to subscribers)

Annual Summer Camp Listing – Still looking for a camp for your 2e child? Check out our yearly listing here

Book Review Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World (Available to subscribers)

News from the 2e Center for Professional Development – Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Perfectionist Wonders What's Wrong With Perfect – Read it.

 

March/April, 2015

Focus: Introversion in Gifted Children

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Giftedness and Introversion: Joy and Challenge – Dorothy Sisk and Michele Kane look at characteristics/needs of introverted youngsters anddiscuss accommodations that can help them develop optimally. (Available to subscribers)

Linda Silverman on Introversion Observations on gifted introverted learners and teaching strategies that work well with them. (Available to subscribers)

At the Movies: “2e: Twice Exceptional” Makes Its Debut Julie Skolnick reviews the new film documentary. Read it.

Book Review Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (Available to subscribers)

2e Tech by Marlo Thurman: The Maker Movement – Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Perfectionist Students Can Lose Confidence in High School – Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: Rain, Reign Read it.

 

January/February, 2015

Focus: Building on Strengths

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Improving Executive Skills through Mathematics – Cynthia Hansen shares how she has helped 2e kids build executive skills by tapping into interests and talents. (Available to subscribers)

Building on the Strengths of 2e Kids Newsletter editor Linda C. Neumann looks at what experts have to say about building on strengths vs. focusing on weaknesses of 2e learners. (Available to subscribers)

Coming Out of the 2e Closet Sarah Mitchell describes how the game Minecraft helped her daughter showcase her skills and bond with others who share her interests. Read it.

What Does Minecraft Offer 2e Kids? Newsletter editor Linda C. Neumann looks at why 2e kids are drawn to this popular video game and how it just might benefit them. (Available to subscribers)

Conference Coverage Coverage of sessions from NAGC’s Annual Convention. (Available to subscribers)

“2e: Twice Exceptional” – The Movie? Filmmaker Tom Ropelewski's documentary will have its world premiere at the Richmond International Film Festival in Richmond, Virginia, on February 26, 2015. Read it.

News from the 2e Center for Professional Development Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Sibling Rivalry May Initiate Underachievement Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: The Day the Crayons Quit Read it.

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