RESOURCES

Finding resources in the gifted education can be difficult depending on your specific need. Below you will find a number of connections that you might find helpful in your life long journey to better understand the gifted/2e individual. This page will be added to on a continual basis.

 

Websites, Organizations, Articles, Books

Books:

New Book to be Published Soon by Dr. Postma

Square Pegs, Round Holes: Understanding the Twice Exceptional Learner. From: Royal Firehouse Press.

Other Recommended Books:

Peters, Dan (2013). From Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears.Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Peters, Dan (2014). Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Webb, James T., Amend Edward R., Beljan, P., Webb, Nadia E., Kuzujanakis, M., Olenchak, Richard E., & Goerss, J. (2016). Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Aspergers, Depression, and Other Disorders. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Costa, Arthur L. & Kallick, Bena (2008). Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind. Alexandria, VA: ASCD Press.

Neville, Christine S., Piechowski, Michael M., & Tolan, Stephanie S., (eds.), (2013). Off the Charts: Asynchrony and the Gifted Child. Unionville, NY: Royal Firehouse Press.

Daniels, Susan & Piechowski, Michael M. (2008). Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults.Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Plucker, Johnathan A. & Callahan, Carolyn M. (eds.), (2008). Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Delisle, Jim & Galbraith, Judy (2002). When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Delisle, Jim & Galbraith, Judy (1996). The Gifted Kid’s Survival Guide. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Brulles, Dina & Winebrenner, Susan (2008). The Cluster Grouping Handbook: How to Challenge Gifted Students and Improve Achievement for All. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Brulles, Dina., Winebrenner, Susan & Brown, Karen L., (2016). Differentiated Lessons for Every Learner. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Rogers, Karen B., (2002). Re-Forming Gifted Education: How Parents and Teachers Can Match the Program to the Child. Tucson, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Davis, Gary A. & Rimm, Sylvia B. (1998). Education of the Gifted and Talented 4th ed. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Sousa, David A. (2003). How the Gifted Brain Learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Recommended Non-Gifted Books:

Dewey, John (1916). Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education. NY: Free Press.

Giroux, Henry A. (1988). Teachers As Intellectuals: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of Learning. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.

Marzano, Robert J. (2006). Classroom Assessment & Grading that Work. Alexandria, VA: ASCD Press.

Marzano, Robert J. (2004). The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning. Alexandria, VA: ASCD Press.

Tatum, Beverly D. (1997). Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? NY: Basic Books.

Websites:

www.hoagiesgifted.org

This site is a comprehensive site dedicated to the needs of the gifted and talented.

Organizations:

www.sengifted.org

This organization is dedicated to the social/emotional needs of the gifted individual from childhood to the elderly.

www.nagc.org

NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) is dedicated to the development and education of gifted children and adults

Movie(s):

2e: twice exceptional. A film by Tom Ropelewski. (Available for Viewing at Request).

Articles (available upon request):

The following articles are written by Dr. Postma and colleagues and are available upon request.

Postma, M. (January/February 2015). The Twice Exceptional: A Population Explosion? The SENGVine.

​​​​Postma, M. (2015). The 2e Learner: Damaging Myths.

​Postma, M. (co-author), (2013). Critical Issues in the Identification of Gifted Students with Co-Existing Disabilities: The Twice Exceptional. Sage Open, 3 (3).

Postma, M., Gilman, B., Peters, D. & Kearney, K. (Summer 2012). Twice Exceptional Children: An Endangered Species? Gifted Education Communicator.

Postma, M. (2016). Whose History? An Examination of History Standards and Their Impact on Minority High School Students in Minnesota. London: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Postma, M. (2012). Hey Benny, What’s New? A Story of Aspergers and Adolescence.

Postma, M. Can You Imagine? In: Delisle, Jim & Galbraith, Judy (2011). The Gifted Kids Survival Guide: Smart, Sharp, and Ready for (Almost) Anything. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Postma, M. (2011). What Can History Teach Us Today? ASCD Express, 6, 22.​

Postma, M., Peters, D., Gilman, B., & Kearney, K. (2011). RtI and the Gifted Child: What Every Parent Needs to Know. Parenting for High Potential, June 2011.

Postma, M. (2008). Benny and Me: A Father Sees Himself through His Son, The SENG Update, 54.

Postma, M. (2008). In Defense of Appropriate Schooling for the Highly Gifted, The Alliance, 1(1), 4-12.