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02 Apr The Many Faces of Gifted: Valerie

By Carole Rosner Every gifted person has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts depicting the many faces of gifted by highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs. The Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship program – mentioned...

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26 Mar Parental Expectations

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. When my sons were in elementary school, I argued with the teachers every year to get them the instruction that they needed. When they reached middle school, I found the...

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07 Mar 2013 Bradley Seminar: Know Thyself

[caption id="attachment_471" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Caroline D. Bradley Scholars spent the weekend learning about themselves, making connections, and exploring San Jose![/caption] On February 22-24, 2013, we hosted the 10th annual Bradley Seminar in San Jose, California. The event, funded by The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, provides...

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26 Feb The Many Faces of Gifted: Tara

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

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19 Feb Perfectionism and the Gifted

By Kate Williams Perfectionism is a quality that I struggle with first hand. Even as an adult, I find myself obsessing over errors in my weekend softball games and silently competing with the runner on the next treadmill at the gym. As a child, I would...

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12 Feb What Does “Gifted” Mean Anyway?

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. In high school, I was identified as a gifted and talented student by the Research and Guidance Laboratory for Superior Students at the University of Wisconsin. I know this because...

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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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22 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Lucian

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

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15 Jan The Perfect Test

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. At my son’s kindergarten parent/teacher conference, his teacher played a game with my husband and me. She put 3 marbles on the table and asked us to close our eyes....

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08 Jan Mentorship and Gifted Youth

By Kate Williams Kate was IEA’s Apprenticeship Program Coordinator. Prior to moving to the Los Angeles area, Kate worked as an educator for over five years in Washington, D.C. What is mentoring? The role of the Mentor is recognized in many parts of society as well as many...

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04 Jan Gifted kindergartners through eighth-graders to learn from local specialists this winter

Institute for Educational Advancement welcomes highly able students to the Academy SOUTH PASADENA, Calif.—Los Angeles-area kindergarten through eighth-grade gifted and talented students are stepping out of the traditional classroom to engage in advanced classes that explore disciplines such as chemistry, astronomy and humanities. Academy classes, taught...

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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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11 Dec Why Give?

By Zadra Ibanez IEA held its annual fundraiser Thursday night, and we were thrilled with the event. It was a great success! Nita Millstein, the owner of The Peach Café in Monrovia, California, generously donated the space for our event, which included a plated dinner and...

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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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27 Nov The Many Faces of Gifted: Alexandra

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

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20 Nov Enriching the Hearts and Minds of Gifted Youth: IEA Academy

By Jen Mounday Jen Mounday is the Program Coordinator for IEA’s Academy program. Academy provides young gifted students with challenging enrichment classes that focus on exploration and the application of knowledge. [caption id="attachment_366" align="alignright" width="240"] Academy students and instructors dressed up for Halloween - Nico made his...

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13 Nov High Anxiety in My Gifted Child

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Which of the following is a symptom of anxiety in a gifted child? a. An eye twitch b. Pacing in circles c. Fighting with her mother The answer? All of the above. The eye twitch and...

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30 Oct The Many Faces of Gifted: Thomas

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

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16 Oct 7 Questions with Jessica Houben

Jessica Houben is a Program Coordinator with IEA. She will be working most closely with the Yunasa camps this program season. 1. What are you most passionate about in working with the gifted community? I am most passionate about working with gifted youth in a non-traditional educational...

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