Twice Exceptional

Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties
 
 
Oxford University Press
  • erschienen am 2. Januar 2018
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  • 288 Seiten
 
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In an educational system founded on rigid standards and categories, students who demonstrate a very specific manifestation of intelligence flourish, while those who deviate tend to fall between the cracks. Too often, talents and interests that do not align with classroom conventions are left unrecognized and unexplored in children with extraordinary potential but little opportunity. For twice-exceptional (2e) children, who have extraordinary strengths coupled with learning difficulties, the problem is compounded by the paradoxical nature of their intellect and an unbending system, ill-equipped to cater to their unique learning needs. Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties provides cutting-edge, evidence-based approaches to creating an environment where twice-exceptional students can thrive. Viewing the 2e student as neither exclusively disabled nor exclusively gifted, but, rather, as a dynamic interaction of both, leading experts offer holistic insight into identification, social-emotional development, advocacy, and support for 2e students. With chapters focusing on special populations (including autism, dyslexia, and ADHD) as well as the intersection of race and 2e, this book highlights practical recommendations for school and social contexts. In expounding the unique challenges faced by the 2e population, Twice Exceptional makes a case for greater flexibility in our approach to education and a wider notion of what it means to be academically successful.
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Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD, is an author, researcher, speaker, and public science communicator who is interested in using psychological science to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and meaningful life. He is a professor of positive psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and author and/or editor of 7 other books, including Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined and Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind (with Carolyn Gregoire). His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Scientific American, Psychology Today, and Harvard Business Review, and he writes a blog at Scientific American called Beautiful Minds. Kaufman is also host of The Psychology Podcast.
About the Editor Contributors Introduction Scott Barry Kaufman Part I: Identification 1. Finding and Serving Twice-Exceptional Students: Using Triaged Comprehensive Assessment and Protections of the Law Bobbie Gilman and Dan Peters 2. Using a Positive Lens: Engaging Twice-Exceptional Learners Susan Baum and Robin Schader 3. Finding Hidden Potential: Toward Best Practices in Identifying Gifted Students with Disabilities Edward R. Amend 4. Misconceptions About Giftedness and the Diagnosis of ADHD and Other Mental Health Disorders Deirdre V. Lovecky 5. Knowns and Unknowns about Students with Disabilities Who Also Happen to Be Intellectually Gifted Steven I. Pfeiffer and Megan Foley Nicpon Part II: Supporting Twice-Exceptional Students 6. How We Can Recognize and Teach Twice or Multi Exceptional Students Susan Winebrenner 7. 2E and Social-Emotional Development: One Label, Many Facets Judy Galbraith 8. Advocating for Twice-Exceptional Students Rich Weinfeld 9. It Takes a Team: Growing up 2e Mary Ruth Coleman, Lois Baldwin, and Daphne Pereles 10. Educating the Twice-Exceptional Child: Creating Strong School-to-Home Collaborative Partnerships Kevin Besnoy Part III: Special Populations 11. Attention Divergent Hyperactive Giftedness: Taking the Deficiency and Disorder out of the Gifted/ADHD Label Charles Fugate 12. Appreciating and Promoting Social Creativity in Youth with Asperger's Syndrome Matthew D. Lerner and Rebecca M. Girard 13. The Spectrum of Twice Exceptional and Autistic Learners and Suggestions for Their Learning Styles Richard O. Williams and Jeffrey Freed 14. Visuo-Spatial Skills in Atypical Readers: Myths, Research and Potential Maryam Trebeau Crogman, Jeffrey Gilger, and Fumiko Hoeft 15. Gifted Dyslexics: MIND-Strengths, Visual Thinking, and Creativity Susan Daniels and Michelle Freeman 16. Being 3E, a new look at culturally diverse gifted learners with exceptional conditions: an examination of the issues and solutions for educators and families Joy Lawson Davis and Shawn Anthony Robinson 17. Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Supporting the Educational Success of Twice-Exceptional African American Students Renae D. Mayes, Erik M. Hines, and James L. Moore III Part IV: Models 18. Bridges Academy: A Strengths-Based Model for 2E Carl Sabatino and Chris Wiebe 19. Integration and Dynamic Adaptation in the Formation of a Novel 2e School Model Kimberly Busi and Kristin Berman Index

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