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Keyword: Special Populations

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Social/Emotional

Stress, Anxiety and Gifted Children: Strategies to Help Children Thrive

Even before the global pandemic, maladaptive stress and anxiety were on the rise. Gifted children are particularly at-risk related to their high emotional sensitivity. In this workshop, the presenter offers specific strategies to help gifted youth reframe stress from maladaptive to adaptive, and move past the hold of anxiety.

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Equity

Connected But Disconnected: Building Meaningful Relationships in Culturally Responsive Distance Learning Environments

Real connection requires more than wifi and a device. For students most impacted by the inequities of school closures, creating authentic learning experiences that affirm their identity and allow them to truly connect has a heightened importance. Learn tools to create this environment in this interactive workshop.

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Equity

Ever Forward: An Interview With Ashanti Branch

As the Founder and Executive Director of Ever Forward Club, Ashanti Branch looks back on his past and shares his dreams for the future.

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Equity

Increasing the Visibility of the Needs of Girls Who Are Gifted With ADHD

This article examines how gifted girls with ADHD cope with academic and social pressures associated with their middle and high school years.

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Instruction/Differentiation

Teaching Green for 2E: A Tiered Reflection

Susan Baum, a longtime advocate for twice-exceptional children, uses the analogy that disabilities and challenges are blue, strengths and talents are yellow, and twice-exceptional children are green—which is both a combination and yet its own unique color.

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Equity

Diversity and Gifted Education

When we fail to identify those children who do not fit easily into our preconceived notions of giftedness, we fail not only those children but our society as well.