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Tips for Teaching the Twice-Exceptional Child, with Beverly Trail, Ed.D.

Author Beverly Trail, Ed.D., in conversation with the publishers of 2e Newsletter, offers tips to educators for teaching twice-exceptional students
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Three of Shark Tank's sharks are dyslexic

Three of Shark Tank's sharks are dyslexic | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Three of the entrepreneurs/investors who star in Shark Tank have dyslexia, and all say that it has helped them be more successful.
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The Goldilocks Question: How to Support your 2e Child and Get it “Just Right”

The Goldilocks Question: How to Support your 2e Child and Get it “Just Right” | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
This article examines three situations common to twice-exceptional children and their parents. From them, guidelines to help parents determine just how much support to give their struggling twice-exceptional children are provided.
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5 Free Tools to Stay Organized

5 Free Tools to Stay Organized Getting and staying organized seems to be the New Year resolution you have taken for this year. While there are tools that help
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Three Brain-Based Teaching Strategies to Build Executive Function in Students

Three Brain-Based Teaching Strategies to Build Executive Function in Students | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Neurologist and educator Judy Willis offers three practical strategies to build and nurture students' executive function -- critical thinking, creativity, and complex decision-making. (Updated 01/2014)
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At a Glance: Classroom Accommodations for Executive Functioning Issues

At a Glance: Classroom Accommodations for Executive Functioning Issues | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
What types of accommodations can help students with executive functioning issues? Here are some ideas to talk over with your child's school.
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How your "working memory" makes sense of the world

How your "working memory" makes sense of the world | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
"Life comes at us very quickly, and what we need to do is take that amorphous flow of experience and somehow extract meaning from it." In this funny, enlightening talk, educational psychologist Peter Doolittle details the importance -- and limitations -- of your "working memory," that part of the brain that allows us to make sense of what's happening right now.
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What Causes Inattention in Gifted Children?

What Causes Inattention in Gifted Children? | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
A common myth of gifted children is that they are eager and attentive students. The truth is that they are often inattentive and appear to be distracted.
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Is Executive Functioning the Missing Link for Many Gifted Students? - Nurturing Wisdom

Is Executive Functioning the Missing Link for Many Gifted Students? - Nurturing Wisdom | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Dean’s Story Let me share with you a story about a gifted child I know named Dean whose story might be familiar to some of you. At three, Dean could correctly identify every Thomas the Tank character that ever appeared on the show.  At four, he figured out how to read on his own and …
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Top 30 Dyslexic Entrepreneurs - How To Make Money Online

Top 30 Dyslexic Entrepreneurs - How To Make Money Online | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
I am sure some of you have realised I'm dyslexic. When I was younger I really struggled to read and write and now I earn more then a full time income being a writer which is kinder strange considering the issues I had with it. Actually I think by being a Internet entrepreneur it has helped me dramatically improve my reading and writing. I decided to reach which other entrepreneurs are dyslexic and was very happy to see some huge names!
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The Six Types of Gifted Child: The Twice-exceptional

The Six Types of Gifted Child: The Twice-exceptional | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
No matter how gifted they are, some things are hard for your kids.

Whether it is a difference in social thinking like Asperger’s, a difference like dyslexia, anxiety or ADHD traits, or even existential depression, any of these aspects of one’s experience can have challenging implications.

The combination of precocious understanding and lagging skills is complicated and confusing for your child. Their cognitive abilities and a longing for self-acceptance can make them impenetrable to feedback, out of fear of hearing criticism.
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Teach Your Child not to Interrupt in One Simple Step

Teach Your Child not to Interrupt in One Simple Step | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
How to teach children not to interrupt: This one simple and respectful technique changed the way my children interacted with other people.
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Gifted Kids with Learning Problems

Gifted Kids with Learning Problems | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Gifted Kids with learning problems... The Twice Exceptional Child.
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Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions | Child Mind Institute

Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions | Child Mind Institute | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Learning specialists share a mix of specific strategies and alternative learning styles that help kids who struggle with executive functioning get organized.
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Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study

Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
We all celebrate our 2e heroes once they accomplish something great.They all needed accommodation, though many did not receive them. We do not need our 2e children to be famous, but we do need them to get the assistance they need to do well in school...
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A Mindful Minute: How to Observe a Train of Anxious Thoughts (Illustrated)

A Mindful Minute: How to Observe a Train of Anxious Thoughts (Illustrated) | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Kids have anxious thoughts all the time… “I’m going to fail math and never get into college.” “I’m totally screwing up this speech right now, and everyone knows it.” “What if I don’t get asked to the dance? I’ll be humiliated for...
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Five Tips for Getting Started With Differentiation in a Secondary Classroom

Five Tips for Getting Started With Differentiation in a Secondary Classroom | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
By Jessica Hockett Differentiation in middle and high school doesn't need to involve designing eight different assignments, orchestrating complex group work, or turning the physical space into a kindergarten room. At its core, differentiation simply moves all students toward and beyond common and important learning goals. Sometimes, students share a route toward those goals. Other times, ongoing assessment compels teachers to plan different routes that vary by readiness, interest, or learning pr
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Autistic Boy With Higher IQ Than Einstein Discovers His Gift After Removal From State-Run Therapy

Autistic Boy With Higher IQ Than Einstein Discovers His Gift After Removal From State-Run Therapy | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
In yet another example of how an out-of-control Goliath state system can cause more harm than good, a teenage boy who was diagnosed with autism at a young age has risen to stellar heights after quitting the special ed system with the help of his concerned mother. By Contributing Writer Carolanne Wright
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The Downside of Executive Function: It Squelches Creativity « Annie Murphy Paul

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15-year-old Jacob Barnett: One of the world's most promising physicists

15-year-old Jacob Barnett: One of the world's most promising physicists | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
At 15, Jacob Barnett is the youngest researcher to ever be accepted to Waterloo, Ont.’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and is considered one of the world’s most promising physicists.
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Move Your Body, Grow Your Brain

Move Your Body, Grow Your Brain | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, brain-based teaching program developers and authors, suggest that exercise has physiological and developmental benefits for children's brains and offer ideas for putting a new spin on active learning.
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Dyslexia no barrier to speech competition

Dyslexia no barrier to speech competition | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
Henry Bishop has just won the Auckland regional speech contest with a personal speech about what its like to live with dyslexia
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6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom

6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom | Twice Exceptional | Scoop.it
6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom
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Gifted Resource Center of New England - Article by Dr. Lovecky: Gifted Children with Asperger Syndrome

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