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February 18, 2021

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…

February 10, 2021

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…

February 6, 2021

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…

January 13, 2021

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…

December 9, 2020

Once a year, we come together  as a community for three days to discuss and share ideas with like minded peers in a safe and energetic environment….

November 25, 2020

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….

November 5, 2020

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…

November 3, 2020

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…

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