2016 Issues


November/December, 2016

Focus: Finding the right fit in a school 

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Finding a New School: Considerations for Twice-exceptional Students – Steps to take and resources to use to find a school well suited to a 2e child’s needs (Available to subscribers)

Finding the Right Fit: A Real-life Example – An account of a family’s quest for the right school for their son and the difference it made. Read it.

Finding the Right Learning Environment: A Conversation with Jade Rivera – An interview with author Jade Rivera on what constitutes the “right” learning environment for twice-exceptional students Read it.

Conference Coverage: NAGC 2016 – Highlights of sessions on giftedness and twice-exceptionality from the National Association for Gifted Children. (Available to subscribers)

Conference Coverage: TECA – Highlights of the first annual conference on twice-exceptionality by TECA, the Twice Exceptional Children's Advocacy. Read it.

Conference Coverage: NAGC, TECA – Highlights of sessions on giftedness and twice-exceptionality from the National Association for Gifted Children and he Twice Exceptional Children's Advocacy. (Available to subscribers)

From the 2e Center: Building on What Is Right about Our Students How to put what we know about students to work to create learning opportunities that build on their strengths. Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Gifted Child Doesn’t Qualify for Programming. See what Dr. Rimm recommends when a bright child fails to qualify for gifted programming. Read it.

News – Read it.

Events Read it.

 

September/October, 2016

Focus: Strategies for a new year of learning

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Teaching 2e Children – A practical, teacher-friendly, research-based model for teaching 2e children that can also be offered to all students (Available to subscribers)

Getting the Writing Engine Started – Providing reluctant writers with a tool kit to help them build their confidence as writers (Available to subscribers)

Encouraging Mindfulness in 2e Children – A look at the benefits that practicing mindfulness can bring to 2e children and teenagers as well as to the adults in their lives (Available to subscribers)

2e in Poetry – An illustrated poem that tells both parents and educators what a 2e learner needs to succeed. Read it.

From the 2e Center: Strength-based and Talent-focused. Find out about a suite of tools that can help guide professionals in developing strength-based and talent-focused opportunities for students. Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Gifted Child Doesn’t Qualify for Programming. See what Dr. Rimm recommends when a bright child fails to qualify for gifted programming. Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: Reading and the Gifted Reader. See our book reviewer's thoughts on how to match readers and books when the readers are gifted or twice exceptional. Read it.

News – Read it.

Events Read it.

 

July/August, 2016

Focus: Authentic learning for 2e students

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Improvisational Play: Social/Emotional Learning for 2e Students – How improvisational play provides 2e perfectionists with a nurturing, safe learning environment for taking risks, experiencing missteps, and developing recovery skills vital to moving beyond any challenges they may encounter (Available to subscribers)

The Talent Development Cooperative – A look at a place where 2e kids "indulge in creative thinking and admire each other for it” (Available to subscribers)

2e-Friendly School: Conservatory Prep – Another in an on-going series of profiles of schools for twice-exceptional learners (Available to subscribers)

Using the Arts to Reach Twice-exceptional Learners – The founder of Conservatory Prep explains the arts-based approach to learning used at the school – Read it.

Introduction to Social Thinking – The founder of this teaching methodology, Michelle Garcia Winner, explains its use in helping students improve their social problem solving abilities – Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm. Tantrums Need Anger Management – Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: The Horse Boy — a Memoir of Healing Read it.

 

May/June, 2016

Focus: Technology for 2e Learners

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Revealing the Strengths of 2e Students by Using Technology – Find out how technology can be the key to unlocking 2e students’ potential. (Available to subscribers)

Creating and Collaborating with iPads Empowers All Learners – Learn about iPad apps that provide authentic, real-world tools that help 2e students learn 21st-century skills. (Available to subscribers)

A Study by Students on their Unrestricted iPad Use – See the results of a student-led investigation into what would happen if they had no restrictions on iPad use during the school day for two weeks. (Available to subscribers)

Tech Tips from Readers Here are some or our readers' recommendations for technology favorites. Read it.

Conference Coverage: Breakthroughs in Twice-Exceptional Education, Part 2 – Highlights and session coverage of this second annual conference held in New York City in March (Available to subscribers)

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

Dr. Sylvia Rimm. Underachieving Mother Needs Guidance – Read it.

 

March/April, 2016

Focus: Twice-exceptionality in New York City

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Profile of The Lang School – The Lang School has been serving twice-exceptional students in Manhattan since 2010. Find out how founder Micaela Bracamonte supports those students. (Available to subscribers)

Interview with M. René Islas, Executive Director of NAGC – M. René Islas, executive director of the National Association for Gifted Children , tells what’s going on at the organization and what's planned for the future. (Available to subscribers)

Conference Coverage: Breakthroughs in Twice-Exceptional Education, Part 1 – Highlights and session coverage of this second annual conference held in New York City in March (Available to subscribers)

Annual 2e-friendly Summer Camp Listing for 2016 Read it.

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

Dr. Sylvia Rimm. Underachieving Mother Needs Guidance – Read it.

Bob Seney on Books. A review of The Marvels Read it.

The Best Thing I Ever Did for My 2e Child. Parents share what they believe is the best thing they’ve done for their child – Read it.

 

January/February, 2016

Focus: Addressing 2e students’ mental health needs in school

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Profile of Reid Day School – Why aren’t there more schools that serve twice-exceptional students, especially schools that accommodate the social-emotional side? Learn what the reasons are. (Available to subscribers)

Providing Mental Health Services in Public Schools – Find out from a psychiatrist about different ways in which public schools could better serve the mental health needs of their students. (Available to subscribers)

Suggested Readings on the Mental Health of 2e Students Check out a list of resources that offer useful information on this important topic. Read it.

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

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

Dr. Sylvia Rimm. Underachieving Mother Needs Guidance – Read it.

Bob Seney on Books. A review of The Marvels Read it.

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