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06 Aug The Many Faces of Gifted: Manning

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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23 Jul Motivating Without Grades

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. My oldest son didn’t get his first letter grade until he was a senior in high school. His elementary and middle schools did not give grades. In high school, the...

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16 Jul IEA Summer Spotlight 2013

115 students, parents and supporters of gifted education gathered at USC on July 9 for IEA’s Summer Spotlight 2013, an event designed to showcase gifted students and the programs we offer to meet their needs. The evening was a huge success, and we wanted to...

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09 Jul The Many Faces of Gifted: Marley

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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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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25 Jun Yunasa West 2013!

IEA’s pioneering Yunasa and Yunasa West summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. 2013 was the 2nd year for Yunasa...

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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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11 Jun The Many Faces of Gifted: Hazem

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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04 Jun Spring 2013 Academy Highlights!

By Jen Mounday, Academy Program Coordinator Spring Academy classes ran for eight weeks from April 1 to May 25. Classes included two new offerings: Explorations in Literature and Chemistry Lab. Some Academy classics were also held: Organic Chemistry, Primary Advanced Math, Neuro-Energy I and II, Molecular...

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07 May The Many Faces of Gifted: Jonathan

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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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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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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