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Publishers' Letter – Read an introduction to this issue.
Helping 2e Students to Draw on Their Inner Resources – An overview that looks at ways 2e students can learn to help themselves. Read the article.
Executive Functioning, Self-questioning, and School Success – Instead of viewing executive functioning as a set of skills to acquire, it is most useful to view executive functioning as self-regulation — having the ability to self-monitor in order to reach specific goals. (Available to subscribers)
Metacognition and the 2e Learner – How metacognitive strategies can have a positive effect on 2e students, especially in reading comprehension and math reasoning skills. (Available to subscribers)
Positive Psychology and the 2e Learner – Using “Signature Strengths” to promote student resilience, positive emotion, and increased sense of purpose. (Available to subscribers)
Dr. Sylvia Rimm – Read the column.
Bob Seney On Books – Read the column.
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Thanks to everyone who ordered "Spotlight on 2e Series" booklets during our April "free shipping" sale. More importantly, the booklets from this sale will now be in place so that parents, educators, and others can help many hundreds of twice-exceptional children reach their potential.
2e Newsletter co-publisher/editor Linda Neumann tells parents of twice-exceptional children that "it's okay to be out of step" in her contribution to SENG's "100 Words of Wisdom" series. To read the rest, see the current edition of SENGVine or visit the SENG web site.
May 23: Three items on dyslexia, including more on the Eide's Conference on Dyslexia and Talent; a couple LD resources, including the "LD Navigator" from NCLD; and more. See the most recent post. See all past postings.
We understand that whatever role you have in the 2e community (and some of you have multiple roles), you’re likely to be challenged for time. That said, we’d like to offer some ideas for ways in which we can all strengthen our community. Read more.
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This booklet, the latest in the Spotlight on 2e Series, was done in partnership with the faculty and staff of Bridges Academy (a college prep school for twice-exceptional students). Find out more or place your order.
Coming up next: July 14-19, 2013, Confratute, The Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut. More information atwww.gifted.uconn.edu/confratute/.
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