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24 Jun The Many Faces of Gifted: Sneha

By Carole Rosner Every gifted person has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts depicting the many faces of gifted by highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs. IEA’s Apprenticeship Program – mentioned in this story...

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17 Jun Fathering a Gifted Child

By Jennifer de la Haye “Dad, I love you, but I’m sick of all your dumb ideas today.” Meet Soren, my four-year-old nephew whose favorite philosopher is Alvin Plantinga, who concocts impromptu flash fiction, who composes songs to sing to his baby brother, who creates elaborate yet...

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13 May A Supportive Mother for a Gifted Kid

By Jennifer Kennedy Before joining IEA, Jennifer was a kid who understood little of her own giftedness. Now she works as IEA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator to help other highly able kids and their families understand what it means to be gifted while providing the information...

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13 May A Supportive Mother for a Gifted Kid

By Jennifer Kennedy Before joining IEA, Jennifer was a kid who understood little of her own giftedness. Now she works as IEA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator to help other highly able kids and their families understand what it means to be gifted while providing the information...

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06 May Teacher Appreciation

[caption id="attachment_976" align="alignright" width="250"] An Academy teacher helps learning come to life through an experiment[/caption] Here’s to the teachers who encourage their students to think outside the box. To the teachers who make learning fun. To the teachers who care about more than a test score....

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16 Apr A 16 Year Old’s Guide to Colleges

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Be sure to check out the first part of Lisa’s college road trip journey! We were 5 minutes into the student-led tour and I knew the school wasn’t the right place...

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16 Apr A 16 Year Old’s Guide to Colleges

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Be sure to check out the first part of Lisa’s college road trip journey! We were 5 minutes into the student-led tour and I knew the school wasn’t the right place...

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08 Apr The College Road Trip

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. It’s the only fun part of the college application process: the college trip. It’s the chance for your child to dream before the harsh realities of test scores, class rank...

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18 Mar The Many Faces of Gifted: Tara R.

By Carole Rosner Every gifted person has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts depicting the many faces of gifted by highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs. IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps – mentioned in...

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18 Mar The Many Faces of Gifted: Tara R.

By Carole Rosner Every gifted person has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts depicting the many faces of gifted by highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs. IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps – mentioned in...

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18 Mar The Many Faces of Gifted: Tara R.

By Carole Rosner Every gifted person has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts depicting the many faces of gifted by highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs. IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps – mentioned in...

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11 Mar Keeping Young

By Jim Delisle When I first began working with gifted kids in 1978, I had no idea that I'd still be doing so 36 years later. Those first gifted 4th-5th graders I taught in Stafford Springs, Connecticut are now closer to their retirements than their college...

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11 Mar Keeping Young

By Jim Delisle When I first began working with gifted kids in 1978, I had no idea that I'd still be doing so 36 years later. Those first gifted 4th-5th graders I taught in Stafford Springs, Connecticut are now closer to their retirements than their college...

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11 Mar Keeping Young

By Jim Delisle When I first began working with gifted kids in 1978, I had no idea that I'd still be doing so 36 years later. Those first gifted 4th-5th graders I taught in Stafford Springs, Connecticut are now closer to their retirements than their college...

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04 Mar Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Veronica Eliasson

[caption id="attachment_919" align="alignnone" width="500"] Dr. Eliasson and her research group, including an IEA Apprentice, during the summer of 2013. “I really like my research group,” Dr. Eliasson told us. “The students become part of my family.”[/caption] Dr. Veronica Eliasson Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering...

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04 Mar Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Veronica Eliasson

[caption id="attachment_919" align="alignnone" width="500"] Dr. Eliasson and her research group, including an IEA Apprentice, during the summer of 2013. “I really like my research group,” Dr. Eliasson told us. “The students become part of my family.”[/caption] Dr. Veronica Eliasson Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering...

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04 Mar Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Veronica Eliasson

[caption id="attachment_919" align="alignnone" width="500"] Dr. Eliasson and her research group, including an IEA Apprentice, during the summer of 2013. “I really like my research group,” Dr. Eliasson told us. “The students become part of my family.”[/caption] Dr. Veronica Eliasson Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering...

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