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03 Jun IEA Alumni Spotlight – Sophia Barron

We’ve been fortunate to have so many accomplished and interesting people walk through our doors. Every month, IEA highlights one of our program alumni to let the community know what they’ve been up to. This month, we caught up with 2005 CDB alumni, Sophia Barron...

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24 May CDB Class of ’21 – College Plans

In spite of this changing college application landscape, the CDB high school seniors—the class of 2021—persevered and figured out alternative ways to conduct their college research. As a class, they applied to over sixty colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. ...

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06 May IEA Alumni Spotlight – Brian Petrosky

We’ve been fortunate to have so many accomplished and interesting people walk through our doors. Every month, IEA highlights one of our program alumni to let the community know what they’ve been up to. This month, we caught up with 2005 CDB alumni, Brian Petrosky....

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19 Apr Gifted Education Programs Inspire Future STEM Leaders

The current best-selling book, The Code Breaker, chronicles the thrilling story of a group of groundbreaking scientists whose string of discoveries launched a scientific revolution that will make possible medical miracles including the ability to fight off viruses, cure diseases and have healthier babies. ...

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05 Apr IEA Alumni Spotlight – Valerie Ding

We’ve been fortunate to have so many accomplished and interesting people walk through our doors. Every month, IEA highlights one of our program alumni to let the community know what they’ve been up to. This month, we caught up with Valerie Ding....

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29 Mar The Future of Optimism

In the financial world, the trend is towards Optimistic Forecasting – projecting optimistic, yet realistic numbers for 2021.  What we learned from the past year is that the key to survival and even success is being able to adapt quickly to changing environments, and that...

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10 Mar IEA Alumni Spotlight – Scott Greenberg

We've been fortunate to have so many accomplished and interesting people walk through our doors. Every month, IEA highlights one of our program alumni to let the community know what they've been up to. This month, we caught up with Scott Greenberg....

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04 Mar Women’s History Month

On this day in Women’s History Month, there are more stories than ever of remarkable individuals who have effected change for a more just and equitable society. Below are a few favorite resources I found when reflecting on the intelligence, resilience, and achievements of...

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18 Feb Comics for Literacy

Reading and writing comics are fantastic ways for students of all ages to develop their literacy skills and nurture their creativity. In my Cartooning for Creatives class with IEA, we read comics and analyze them for their literary techniques, such as character, setting, tone, perspective,...

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10 Feb Practicing Mindfulness in Gifted Children

While intellectually understanding the situation we face, a young gifted child may not yet possess the emotional vocabulary to process what’s going on around them. This can cause anxiety, stress, and can seriously affect their overall wellbeing....

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05 Feb Is It Time for a Tutor?

There are a variety of things to consider: grade level curriculum, organizational skills, attentiveness, study habits and just general life activities. Classroom success ebbs and flows with each student’s situation, especially now with so many schedules disrupted. ...

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12 Jan Together We Make a Difference

Despite a challenging year, the outstanding IEA team created an online teach and learn platform which made it possible for IEA to remain a vital source of hope, encouragement and knowledge for our students and their families.  Our community remains passionately committed to being there...

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06 Jan Virtual Learning Lab: GovLearn- The Cabinet

With the elections behind us, it's a good time to learn about one of the most consequential aspects of the executive branch: the Cabinet of the President. Join Luke Gialanella of GovLearn for an informative video about the history and nature of the cabinet....

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