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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mentoring gifted students

09 Feb Mentoring Gifted Students

Being a gifted child can be difficult. Gifted children often feel misunderstood by their peers and possibly don’t even fully comprehend themselves and their abilities. This can lead to low self-esteem or self-doubt, hindering a child from thriving in school and reaching their full potential. This...

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05 Jan Bored? Make Something!

By Niña Abonal This past November, I had the opportunity to attend NAGC’s Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Although the primary purpose of my trip was to learn more about the changing and ever-growing landscape of gifted education, I also had the privilege of listening to...

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18 Aug Mindfulness and the Gifted

By Linnea Pyne Linnea is a Certified Mindfulness Facilitator and a Mindfulness coach, teacher, and facilitator. She often teaches Mindfulness at the IEA Academy. Those who spend time with, raise, teach, and care for young gifted people agree that these individuals are different from their peers in...

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21 Jul Book Review: Quiet by Susan Cain

By Jennifer Kennedy Several years ago, as I was looking for content to share on IEA’s social networks one day, I stumbled across a TEDTalk by Susan Cain. I found myself captivated by everything she was saying. She discussed introverts in an extraverted world, and I...

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31 Oct Turning to Pen and Paper

By Zadra Rose Ibañez One of the questions we routinely ask applicants during an interview for a position with IEA is: “How do you deal with stress?” If one were to ask me that, I would have several answers—take deep breaths, go for a walk, or listen...

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28 Oct Three Days of Celebration, Many Ways to Celebrate

By Zadra Rose Ibañez [caption id="attachment_1177" align="alignright" width="300"] Many of us think of October 31 as Halloween, prominently featuring costumes and candy, but the period from October 31 to November 2 is also celebrated in many other ways around the world and in different cultures.[/caption] All over...

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07 Oct Teaching the Gifted

By Louise Hindle Louise is IEA’s Academy Coordinator. A British import, Louise graduated from the University of Manchester with a B.A. Honors Degree in English Literature and Language, completed her post-graduate teacher training at The University of Cambridge, and recently completed her dissertation in Educational Leadership...

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07 Oct Teaching the Gifted

By Louise Hindle Louise is IEA’s Academy Coordinator. A British import, Louise graduated from the University of Manchester with a B.A. Honors Degree in English Literature and Language, completed her post-graduate teacher training at The University of Cambridge, and recently completed her dissertation in Educational Leadership...

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29 Sep Advocacy and the Gifted Teenager

By Min-Ling Li Min-Ling is IEA’s Apprenticeship Program Coordinator. She joined IEA after teaching high school mathematics in Los Angeles. Her dedication to supporting high-potential students is rooted in her own experiences as a student who struggled to find outlets that nurtured her intellectual and social...

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29 Sep Advocacy and the Gifted Teenager

By Min-Ling Li Min-Ling is IEA’s Apprenticeship Program Coordinator. She joined IEA after teaching high school mathematics in Los Angeles. Her dedication to supporting high-potential students is rooted in her own experiences as a student who struggled to find outlets that nurtured her intellectual and social...

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