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09 Dec The Gift of Giving

By Louise Hindle, IEA Program Manager It’s that time of year when we rack our minds to recall, imagine, or anticipate the ‘perfect’ gift. Whether that perfect gift is for a holiday party, for Christmas, for Hanukkah – it just is, unrelentingly, ‘that’ time of year. Trying...

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25 Nov IEA Autumn Benefit 2014

On Thursday, November 20, IEA welcomed fifty guests to The Barder House in Pasadena, California, for our Autumn Benefit. The heartwarming sense of community along with an intellectually stimulating lecture created an amazing evening. Thank you to all who joined us. Here are a few...

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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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16 Sep Small Steps

Last week, IEA’s staff members met for a two-day retreat. The retreat was filled with fun, laughter, and collaboration as we participated in teambuilding activities, discussed our programs and the organization, and planned for the coming year. To start the retreat, each team member shared...

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16 Sep Small Steps

Last week, IEA’s staff members met for a two-day retreat. The retreat was filled with fun, laughter, and collaboration as we participated in teambuilding activities, discussed our programs and the organization, and planned for the coming year. To start the retreat, each team member shared...

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09 Sep Five Offline Resources for Gifted Kids

In this fabulous age of technology, it is easy to get swept up into the many online resources for kids, parents, and teachers. We’ve even featured a few here, including podcasts and educational websites for gifted kids as well as TEDTalks for parents. There are...

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04 Sep Announcing the 2014 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars!

We are excited to announce the 2014 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars! Please join us in congratulating this new group of bright, talented young people who demonstrate academic and personal excellence.Rebekah Agwunobi, Washington Cole Arnett, Texas Tuvya Bergson-Michelson, California Paige Busse, New Jersey Audrey Chin, California...

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19 Aug Reflections on Apprenticeship 2014

By Min-Ling Li Min-Ling is IEA’s Apprenticeship Program Coordinator. IEA's residential summer Apprenticeship Program links gifted high school students from across the country with mentors who advance each participant’s skills through the application of knowledge and exposure to real world experiences. These life lessons in personal...

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12 Aug Yunasa 2014

By Jennifer de la Haye Jennifer is a recent addition to the IEA staff and attended Yunasa for the first time this summer. IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and...

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29 Jul Summer Academy at The Huntington – A Scholar’s Paradise

By Louise Hindle Louise is IEA’s Academy Coordinator. Academy offers K-8th grade students challenging enrichment classes that focus on exploration and application of knowledge. [caption id="attachment_1058" align="aligncenter" width="500"] A group of Summer Academy students spends lunchtime enjoying The Huntington's gardens and having fun with new friends[/caption] This year,...

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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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    December 6 @ 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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