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gifted children

29 Jun 10 Reasons Your Child Should Participate in Academy

by Abby Daniels, Director of Development & Communications at IEA Looking for ways to keep your gifted child active and engaged this summer? We’ve got the answer for you:  IEA Academy. We’ve put together our top 10 reasons for you to enroll your gifted and talented...

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Silly Faces

27 Jun Boredom, Burnout, and Balance

by Qiao Li, Coordinator “I’m bored out of my mind” says a piano student who practiced for hours every day under the diligent watch of his parent. How could someone work so much and be so bored? People who work and study for the sake of doing, or...

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20 Jun Managing the Crazy Intense Moments

Written by Heather Boorman of The Fringy Bit I still don’t quite know how it happened. One minute, my 3 kiddos and I were sitting at the dinner table, laughing and enjoying a conversation that (miracle of miracles) didn’t involve arguing over who’s turn it was...

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uniqueness

13 Jun Uniqueness

by Stephanie Tolan, M.A., Author and Senior Fellow The word unique is very often misused in our country. It means “one of a kind.” So something has to be either unique or not unique. It can’t be very, or especially, or extraordinarily. And I cannot be more...

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06 Jun Tell Us Your Story: Early Graduation

It is not uncommon for gifted students to finish their high school coursework before the age of 18. At this juncture they must decide whether to pursue early college admission, or other options. When done correctly, allowing a student to advance academically can be a...

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Upcoming Events
  1. Academy Fall Session

    September 11 - December 9
  2. Gifted Support Group: Homeschooling 101

    November 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  3. Gifted Support Group: Accelerated Gifted Education

    January 18, 2018
  4. Spring Academy

    January 22, 2018 - April 14, 2018
  5. Gifted Support Group: Gifted Resource Swap and Play Date

    February 20, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM