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22 Jul IEA Summer Spotlight 2014

By Jennifer de la Haye “I am happy to be in a room of too’s,” said Betsy Jones, IEA President, as we concluded IEA's Summer Spotlight this year. “We are all too’s – too emotional, too smart, too intense….” Tuesday, June 8, was a bright evening of...

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22 Jul IEA Summer Spotlight 2014

By Jennifer de la Haye “I am happy to be in a room of too’s,” said Betsy Jones, IEA President, as we concluded IEA's Summer Spotlight this year. “We are all too’s – too emotional, too smart, too intense….” Tuesday, June 8, was a bright evening of...

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15 Jul Yunasa West 2014

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. In June, 39 campers from across the country came...

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15 Jul Yunasa West 2014

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. In June, 39 campers from across the country came...

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15 Jul Yunasa West 2014

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. In June, 39 campers from across the country came...

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08 Jul Preparing for High School

By Lauren F. Lauren is a 2012 Caroline D. Bradley Scholar and a rising high school sophomore attending a boarding school in Connecticut. She recently shared with us what she thinks incoming freshmen should know to help them prepare to enter high school. Here are her...

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08 Jul Preparing for High School

By Lauren F. Lauren is a 2012 Caroline D. Bradley Scholar and a rising high school sophomore attending a boarding school in Connecticut. She recently shared with us what she thinks incoming freshmen should know to help them prepare to enter high school. Here are her...

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08 Jul Preparing for High School

By Lauren F. Lauren is a 2012 Caroline D. Bradley Scholar and a rising high school sophomore attending a boarding school in Connecticut. She recently shared with us what she thinks incoming freshmen should know to help them prepare to enter high school. Here are her...

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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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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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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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