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What exactly is “Twice-Exceptional” (2e)?

Twice-exceptional students are those who are identified as gifted according to state criteria in one or more of the categories of giftedness (cognitive, academic, creative, leadership, or arts). 1,098 more words

Parenting, parenting, and then one day…

Many of you may have seen a recent research article: 

High intelligence: A risk factor for psychological and physiological overexcitabilities


And you may be forgiven for saying, “Well, duh!” This research shows what those of us who are and are raising highly intelligent folk (“cheetahs” or “mermaids/men”) have known all along. 428 more words


An Executable Plan

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron: “The Israelites are to camp around the tent of meeting some distance from it, each of them under their standard and holding the banners of their family.” 642 more words



Extracts from Education of the Gifted and Talented, Fifth Edition, Adams, G. A. & Rimm, S. B., 2004

“Coleman found gifted children with learning disabilities to be more planful in their use of problem-solving strategies than average children with learning disabilities. 433 more words

Positive Perspectives

Extracts from Education of the Gifted and Talented, Fifth Edition, Adams, G. A. & Rimm, S. B., 2004

“Typically and unfortunately, gifted children with disabilities are only recognised for their disabilities, not for their gifts and talents.” (p.378) 698 more words

Talent is never enough – Factors that influence talent development (Julieanne McAuliffe)

“Talent is never enough. With a few exceptions, the best players are those that are the hardest workers”
(Magic Johnson).

If talent is never enough then why is there such an emphasis on it in sport? 553 more words


The Case of Being Black, Female and Human (Ep01)

Re: The Empowerment Starts Here Podcast


In this episode, Empowerment Starts Here with Angela Walker. In it, she talks about the vocation to be human (as defined by Paulo Freire in the… 73 more words

The ESH Podcast