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25 Nov Happy Gratitude Day

As we approach this Thanksgiving holiday, especially THIS year, it might be helpful to think about different aspects of “Thanksgiving,” including being grateful, generous, and mindful....

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17 Nov Transitioning Into Hybrid Learning: Resources for Parents

Hybrid learning is an educational model where some students attend class in-person, while others join the class virtually from home. Educators teach remote and in-person students at the same time using tools like video conferencing hardware and software. In some cases, hybrid classes include asynchronous...

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05 Nov Guest Post: My Story

I don’t deserve any credit, I just was born this way, to new immigrants, Holocaust survivors just off the boat. We lived in a Bronx tenement. My parents spoke little English, yet I taught myself to read at 3 and was reading on a 12th...

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03 Nov Academy Student Words and Works

When it comes to sharing what’s so unique and special about Academy, our students tell it best! This fall, we asked students to share what they like about their class, what can make it even better, and what classes they’d like to see offered this...

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20 Oct You Might Have a Gifted Child on Your Hands if…

Parents tend to know when their child needs something more. If you are looking for an opportunity for your gifted child, you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to provide children with the educational, emotional, and personal support needed to ensure they thrive in...

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06 Oct Books for Gifted Children and Parents

The impact of a book that speaks to us regardless of time or life circumstance is golden. It can touch us in ways that are inspiring, grounding, comforting, entertaining, and enlightening. Whether you are opening a classic you’ve never read before or returning to an...

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29 Sep Help Us Meet Our Fundraising Goal

IEA kicked off our Read-a-Thon just over a week ago! Since then we have held our kickoff event, our first game of trivia, and we are getting set for our first round of virtual book clubs. In times like these, our IEA family is more...

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22 Sep Distance Learning: Staying Organized

Distance learning for many parents and students is a new concept and can be challenging. This year parents will have to be more involved than ever in being a teaching partner. Students will need to stay focused and engaged and parents may need some tools...

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01 Sep A Guide to Online Friendships

By Calder Hansen·calder@onlinefriendships.info This is a guest post from Caroline D. Bradley Scholar Calder Hansen. You can check out the full link here. Hi, I’m Calder. I had an unconventional high school education centered around an online school with an online community, so I have had a...

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04 Aug A Spyglass Sit-In

 By Jennifer de la Haye   This week, I had an opportunity to observe a session of Spyglass, IEA’s new distance learning program that brings professionals and students together via Zoom for specialized workshops. This particular session was the 4th class in a 6-part series for children ages 9-12. The...

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