2017 Issues


November/December, 2017

Focus: Relationships in the lives of 2e children

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

The Importance of Good Relationships between Student, and Teacher A good relationship with even one caring teacher can literally change a student’s life. Find out how to take proactive steps to try to help it to happen. (Available to subscribers)

Roadmap for a Successful Parent/Teacher Relationship Find out how to focus the conversation and temper emotions that can interfere with meaningful progress in the parent/educator relationship. (Available to subscribers)

Getting 2e Kids Past the Wall and Back on the Path to Success Despite early success in school, many 2e kids “hit the wall” at some point in their educational career. Find out how to help them get past it. (Available to subscribers)

Book Review See what's in the updated classic in the 2e field, To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled. Read it.

Conference Coverage: NAGC 2017 – Highlights of the annual Gifted conference. (Available to subscribers)

News from the 2e Center Read coverage of the the Center's biennial symposium entitled Vision and Leadership in 2e Education. Read it.

Bob Seney On Books: The Incredible Magic of Being. Re ad it.

Dear Dr. Sylvia: Some Highly Gifted Children Are Obsessive. Read it.

 

September/October, 2017

Focus: A healthy start for the school year

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Yoga for the Twice Exceptional – Over the years, many adults have turned to yoga and mindfulness as ways to deal with stress and trauma. Could that work for children? And for children in the classroom? (Available to subscribers)

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sleep – Lack of sleep can exacerbate some of the behavioral characteristics of ASD, such as hyperactivity, aggression, and lack of concentration. As a result, people with ASD who have a hard time sleeping may struggle at work or in their classroom. (Available to subscribers)

Sleep, Nutrition, Activity and the "e's" Recent research on the benefits of enough sleep, enough physical activity, and proper nutrition for kids with “e’s.” Read it.

Book Review: The Inconvenient Student, by Michael Postma, Ed.D. (Available to subscribers)

Conference Coverage – SENG 2017 (Available to subscribers)

News from the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development A preview of the upcoming symposium: Vision and Leadership in 2e Education. Read it.

Bob Seney On Books: Lost and Found Cat. Read it.

Dear Dr. Sylvia: Going Head-to-Head with the School Gives Wrong Message. Read it.

 

July/August, 2017

Focus: Struggles with Math

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Helping Students Who Struggle with Math An interview with Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki, Director of the Institute for Research and Training at Landmark College, a school focused on students who learn differently. (Available to subscribers)

Math Deficits: Why Do Students Struggle and Working Memory, Attention, and Executive Function Two articles from Landmark College. (Available to subscribers)

Relying on What the Brain Knows Best to Teach Math
A pediatric psychologist discusses Play Math, a neurocognitive motor program for building skills needed to succeed in math. (Available to subscribers)

Math Problems: There’s an App for That Find out how parents came up with an app to help kids whose dysgraphia undermines their ability to do math problems. Read it.

Resources for Bright Kids Who Struggle with Math. Read it.

Update from the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development Guest contributor Rachel McAnallen (Ms. Math) shares ideas on math instruction. Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: What Do You Do with a Problem? Read it.

Dear Dr. Sylvia: Strange Humor Typical at Ten. Read it.

 

May/June, 2017

Focus: The LD Side of 2e

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

What’s Wrong with Me? Shifting the focus from what is "wrong" with 2e children to what they do well. Read it.

Seven Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a Special Needs Parent Insights the author has gained from dealing with her own child's unique set of challenges and strengths. (Available to subscribers)

Twelve Years of Twice-exceptional – A parent's reflections on 12 years of twice-exceptionality at her “House of Chaos,” and on her eye-opening encounter with a neurotypical teen. (Available to subscribers)

Resources for your LD Library – Useful books and other suggestions for getting up to speed on the gifted side of 2e. (Available to subscribers)

Annual Summer Camp Listing Ideas for keeping 2e kids engaged during the summer. Read it.

News from the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development Strategies to support learning differences and create a 2e-friendly classroom. Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: A Double Treat. Read it.

 

March/April, 2017

Focus: The Gifted Side of 2e

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

What Is Gifted and Why Does It Matter? – How giftedness is defined, why identifying gifted children is important, and how we can better serve the needs of the gifted. Read it.

Intelligence Denied: When Your Gifted Child’s Abilities Are Ignored  What happens when gifted children go unidentified and their needs go unmet. (Available to subscribers)

Profile of Quad Prep, a 2e-focused School in New York  How a school's unique models of instruction and support work to the advantage of its students. (Available to subscribers)

Resources for your Gifted Library – Useful books and other suggestions for getting up to speed on the gifted side of 2e. (Available to subscribers)

IAGC Convention Coverage, 2e-related conference sessions. Read it.

News from the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development  An upcoming symposium in California features pioneers in the field of 2e. Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: How to Share Gifted ID With Child. See what Dr. Rimm advises. Read it.

 

January/February, 2017

Focus: The transition to work 

Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.

Overcoming Challenges, Realizing Potential in the Workplace – Making the transition from school to work is not always easy for 2e students. (Available to subscribers)

Hiring from the Spectrum – See how corporations are seeking out and supporting employees on the autism spectrum. Read it.

One 2e Student’s Journey: From Surviving to Thriving – What happens when a 2e student switches to a school where people think outside the box. (Available to subscribers)

NAGC Convention Coverage, Sessions on Overexciteabilities – More from the NAGC Convention. (Available to subscribers)

NAGC Convention Coverage, 2e Students: A Civil Rights Imperative – Using federal laws that address the educational rights of children with disabilities. Read it.

Dr. Sylvia Rimm: Sensitivity to Loud Noises. Dr. Rimm's advice for a child highly sensitive to loud sounds. Read it.

Bob Seney on Books: A review of The Three Questions, a children's picture book based on a Tolstoy story. Read it.

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