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15 Oct Preparing for a Career that Doesn’t Exist Yet

By Jennifer Kennedy Jennifer is IEA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Her position includes more traditional communications media such as newsletters and brochures, but it also involves much more modern technology, including email newsletters, the IEA blog and website, and social networks. The U.S. Department of Labor...

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01 Oct Emotionally Supporting Your Boarding School Student

By Bonnie Raskin Bonnie is the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship Program Coordinator at IEA. She has extensive experience working with gifted middle school students to find the high school that best fits their individual intellectual and personal needs and supporting them throughout that high school experience. This...

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02 Jul Top 3 Online Educational Resources for Gifted Kids

By Tiffany KwongIn this day and age of technology, more and more web-based resources are becoming available at our fingertips. Apple’s iTunes App Store, for example, has hundreds of applications specifically geared towards children’s learning and enrichment. Likewise, more e-learning websites are cropping up all...

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19 Jun Using Twitter as a Resource on Your Gifted Child

By Jennifer Kennedy Jennifer is IEA’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator. She works closely with IEA’s social media to regularly connect with parents and educators of gifted children. [caption id="attachment_592" align="alignright" width="231"] Image by Venspired.com[/caption] In a previous post, I mentioned that social media can be an excellent resource...

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30 Apr I Won’t Try to Fix You

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Four years ago, I sat in the library of my children’s school and said a small prayer. “Please don’t let that happen to us,” I thought. I was listening to a psychiatrist...

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05 Feb Using Facebook as a Resource for Your Gifted Child

By Jennifer Kennedy Jennifer is IEA's Marketing and Communications Coordinator. She works closely with IEA's social media and connects with parents and educators of gifted children regularly through social networks. Social networks seem to be everywhere, with new networks and tools popping up all the time. You...

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18 Dec 5 Great Podcasts for Gifted Kids

By Jen MoundayPodcasts are an excellent source of entertainment and challenge; they keep us alert on the commute home, amused while waiting at the doctor’s office and entertained before falling asleep. At IEA, we are discovering that podcasts can also be an excellent alternative source...

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10 Dec Gifted Child Parent Support Groups

Click here for 2013-2014 Parent Meetings. Gifted children have a variety of unique gifts, as well as a variety of unique needs and challenges. Join the Institute for Educational Advancement as we explore ways to meet our gifted children’s particular needs and learn more about this...

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18 Sep Preparing For an Independent School Interview

By Bonnie Raskin Bonnie is the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship Program Coordinator at IEA and has extensive experience working with gifted middle school students to find the high school that best fits their individual intellectual and personal needs. When applying to competitive, selective independent schools, many things...

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05 Jun By the Numbers

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children who lives outside of San Francisco. I feel responsible to a number: my son’s IQ score. I’ve spent 9 years struggling with my relationship to it. I’ve gone from feeling absolved of any responsibility to taking...

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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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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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