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27 Mar Imagine the Impact of Gifted Programs

By Jessica Houben Emily was six years old and a first grader in elementary school. Most of her classmates were still learning to read. Emily had read all of the Harry Potter books before she began first grade. Every time she would sit through reading lessons,...

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20 Mar “Keeping Track of the Who”

On March 5, 2012, IEA Senior Fellow, Newberry Honor Award winning author, and renowned gifted expert Stephanie Tolan spoke to a group of parents in South Pasadena, California, as a part of our Gifted Child Parent Support Group series. This post offers some highlights from...

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13 Mar The Many Faces of Gifted: Trevor

By Carole Rosner Every gifted child has a unique story. The following story is the first in a series of posts highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs, depicting the many faces of gifted. IEA’s Apprenticeship Program - mentioned in this story -...

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06 Mar Considering Summer Camps and Programs for Your Gifted Child

By Jennifer Kennedy [caption id="attachment_95" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Summer opportunities allow gifted kids to connect with others around shared interests and experiences."][/caption] It’s time to start thinking about your kids’ summer plans!  There are great summer opportunities available for gifted children, and many have applications due in the...

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28 Feb Welcome!

Welcome to the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) blog! This blog will be a place to find news, resources, and information on gifted youth. We will post on Tuesdays, so come back each week for new posts! If you like the blog content, subscribe to...

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