Supporting Twice Exceptional Learners

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Conversation of each of these exceptionalities includes the common signs/symptoms of each, how it is determined, how it impacts trainees in the class, and particular tools and ideas that instructors can make use of to support 2E trainees with this concurrent medical diagnosis.

Sarah E. Pennington taught intermediate school language arts for a years before going back to school to pursue her postgraduate degree in curriculum and instruction. She is currently an assistant professor at Montana State University, where she teaches pre-service educators the ins and outs of supporting young literacy students. She also supplies professional development in literacy and inspiration to instructors across the country. You can visit her online at sarahepennington.com

The text is well organized into 2 primary sections. The very first, information on supporting two times extraordinary learners, provides essentials for teaching on topics such as recognizing 2E students, developing guideline that concentrates on 2E learners strengths, supporting 2E students emotional and social needs, and executive, inspiration, and goal-setting working ability structure to support 2E students.

The text likewise includes reproducible pages for use by instructors, in addition to activities that can be utilized with students to support them in building abilities such as self-advocacy (asking for aid) and comprehending compassion. These pages are also offered as digital downloads for those who have bought the book.

Teaching Twice-Exceptional Students in Todays Class By Emily Kircher-Morris( Free Spirit Publishing, 2021– Find out more).

My favorite tool is the very first one in the book, a list to assist teachers acknowledge 2E students in their classroom. This tool supplies teachers with assistance for considering the strengths and requirements of trainees in an effort to determine those who might require to be referred for additional screening.

Included are vignettes about trainees who are 2E with the particular exceptionality being discussed, as well as a chart for instructors to assist them determine appropriate lodgings for each exceptionality. These charts, in particular, are effective and easy tools for teachers.

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The 2nd section includes info about interventions for 2E trainees with exceptionalities, including specific learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, stress and anxiety, processing problems, and anxiety.

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In general, this is a reader-friendly text that has lots of tools instructors can make use of easily and purposefully. It cleans up mistaken beliefs instructors might have about 2E students and provides instructors with the tools to serve the needs of these trainees academically and socio-emotionally.

I spent several years working in a program for talented students and remember many who were recognized as twice-exceptional (2E).

Because these students are frequently misinterpreted or perceived as just lazy by instructors, I was excited to dive into Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Todays Classroom to see what insights and practical pointers Emily Kircher-Morris needs to use. I was not dissatisfied!

Sarah E. Pennington taught middle school language arts for a decade before returning to school to pursue her doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction. She is presently an assistant teacher at Montana State University, where she teaches pre-service teachers the ins and outs of supporting young literacy students. She likewise offers expert development in literacy and motivation to teachers across the country. You can visit her online at sarahepennington.com

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