Blog Archives - Institute for Educational Advancement

12 Aug Building a Passion for Space

This Fall, the Institute for Educational Advancement's Academy program will be offering a wide variety of classes, including the return of "Space Academy." Designed for students ages 6 through 9, this class lays the foundation for a lifelong interest in space, astronomy and physics. What can...

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11 Aug Yunasa and Yunasa West 2021

Despite the lack of social interaction during shelter-at-home, it took no time for campers to reconnect and find common interests. They were courteous, respectful, considerate, and kind....

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26 Jul Why STEAM Education Is So Important Today

Many educators believe STEAM (and its forerunner STEM) is a critical component of 21st education. “Education is under pressure to respond to a changing world,” education writer Jeevan Vasagar asserts in a Financial Times article. As repetitive tasks are eroded by technology and outsourcing,...

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01 Jul IEA Alumni Spotlight – Caitlin Andrews

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 2007 CDB alumni, Caitlin Andrews....

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18 Jun Commemorating Juneteenth

June 16, 2021, the Unites States Congress overwhelmingly voted to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, which commemorates the independence of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865, when the union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas, and announced that all 250,000 slaves were free by...

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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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