Here were the Institute for Educational Advancement’s top blog posts in 2016:
25 of Our Favorite Gifted Kid Movies
Our social media community and the IEA staff weighed in on their favorite movies featuring gifted children and young adults.
Podcasts for Gifted Learners
Gifted children love to learn and explore new things. This list of podcasts for gifted learners provides some informational and fun resources for curious minds.
The Bright Side of Overexcitabilites in Gifted Children
Because overexcitabilities are often talked about as though they are problems to solve, we wanted to highlight some of the more delightful elements of overexcitabilities in gifted children and adults.
Diversity and Gifted Children: Are We Doing Enough?
There is a need for new strategies in identifying gifted students of diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to ensure that we are meeting the needs of all gifted children.
Disrespectful of Misunderstood: Gifted Students in the Classroom
Guest blogger Lisa Hartwig, mother gifted children, explores if disrespectful behavior is the result of misunderstood gifted students.
Gilmore Girls and Two Faces of Giftedness
What can Gilmore Girls teach us about the different ways giftedness manifests in adolescents? An IEA staffer and long-time Gilmore fan explores.
Mindfulness and the Gifted
IEA parent and Academy instructor Linnea Pyne discussed Mindfulness as a tool used to address a variety of the needs of gifted children.
Quirks of the Gifted Brain
The gifted brain is a unique place. We examine some common brain quirks of the gifted and how we can help address them to better serve gifted children.
Developing Study Habits and the Gifted Student
Because so many things come naturally to the gifted child, highly able students often do not learn how to study until it is too late. Mark provides some tips for helping gifted students develop study habits.
2016 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars
This year, IEA welcomed 30 new Caroline D. Bradley Scholars to our community. Scholars were chosen from a pool of hundreds of applicants and 49 finalists.
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