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11 Feb Brains or Beauty? Raising a Gifted Girl

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. [caption id="attachment_898" align="alignright" width="300"] From the New York Times piece “Google, Tell Me. Is My Son a Genius?”[/caption] I gave my 13-year-old daughter makeup for Christmas. I slipped powder, a makeup...

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11 Feb Brains or Beauty? Raising a Gifted Girl

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. [caption id="attachment_898" align="alignright" width="300"] From the New York Times piece “Google, Tell Me. Is My Son a Genius?”[/caption] I gave my 13-year-old daughter makeup for Christmas. I slipped powder, a makeup...

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11 Feb Brains or Beauty? Raising a Gifted Girl

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. [caption id="attachment_898" align="alignright" width="300"] From the New York Times piece “Google, Tell Me. Is My Son a Genius?”[/caption] I gave my 13-year-old daughter makeup for Christmas. I slipped powder, a makeup...

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28 Jan My Passion for Learning

By Min-Ling Li, IEA Program Coordinator Growing up alongside my older sister and younger brother, I knew I was different from other kids. They played and studied with a little bit of a carefree nature, whereas I was almost always overly inquisitive, constantly asking “why?” and...

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28 Jan My Passion for Learning

By Min-Ling Li, IEA Program Coordinator Growing up alongside my older sister and younger brother, I knew I was different from other kids. They played and studied with a little bit of a carefree nature, whereas I was almost always overly inquisitive, constantly asking “why?” and...

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28 Jan My Passion for Learning

By Min-Ling Li, IEA Program Coordinator Growing up alongside my older sister and younger brother, I knew I was different from other kids. They played and studied with a little bit of a carefree nature, whereas I was almost always overly inquisitive, constantly asking “why?” and...

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21 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Arden

By Carole Rosner Every gifted child has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs, depicting the many faces of gifted. Academy – mentioned in this story – provides young...

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21 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Arden

By Carole Rosner Every gifted child has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs, depicting the many faces of gifted. Academy – mentioned in this story – provides young...

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21 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Arden

By Carole Rosner Every gifted child has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs, depicting the many faces of gifted. Academy – mentioned in this story – provides young...

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14 Jan Saying Goodbye to the Wise Role Model

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. [caption id="attachment_872" align="alignright" width="284"] Image from kidsedustuff.blogspot.com[/caption] I have a new year’s resolution. This year I am going to give up on being the parent I want to be. I am...

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08 Jan 13 Highlights from 2013 at IEA

Now that 2013 has come to a close, we wanted to look back on some highlights from the last year. Here are just some of the incredible things that happened at IEA in 2013: 1. We moved into our new home! Thanks to a generous gift by...

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17 Dec The Many Faces of Gifted: Monica

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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10 Dec Essential Oils and Kids

By Zadra Rose Ibañez Outside of her work at IEA, Zadra helps educate others in sustainable ways to support wellness and healthcare, including the use of essential oils and products. [caption id="attachment_848" align="alignright" width="234"] Image from www.bellasugar.com[/caption] Essential oils (EO’s) can have numerous beneficial effects on kids as...

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05 Dec Genius Day II: William Shakespeare

Genius Day, hosted by IEA's Academy program, is a day of deep learning that gives students the opportunity to learn and work with an expert in the field as they uncover the contributions of a person we consider a genius. Our second Genius Day took place...

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20 Nov These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things…

One of the perks of being a gifted individual is an interest in, well, everything! The IEA staff is a passionate group with many different interests and hobbies, which often lead to very interesting collections. Here are some of the things IEA staff members like to...

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05 Nov The Many Faces of Gifted: Albert

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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29 Oct Helpful or Over-Involved?

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. My middle son is a junior in high school. It’s time for him to start thinking about college. To help the process along, his school invited a speaker from Colleges...

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22 Oct IEA’s Moonlight & Stars Benefit Dinner 2013

A full moon and lovely, clear star-gazing weather at the beautiful home of Kate Duey and Bob Malchione created a stunning backdrop for IEA’s Moonlight & Stars Benefit Dinner on Friday, October 18. The evening celebrated IEA and gifted children and recognized two amazing individuals...

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15 Oct Preparing for a Career that Doesn’t Exist Yet

By Jennifer Kennedy Jennifer is IEA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Her position includes more traditional communications media such as newsletters and brochures, but it also involves much more modern technology, including email newsletters, the IEA blog and website, and social networks. The U.S. Department of Labor...

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