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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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09 Oct The Gift of Gab

By Elizabeth Jones, IEA Co-Founder and President I have had the privilege of learning from gifted and highly gifted students for over 20 years. During that time, we have worked with schools, trained teachers, supported students, provided fun, engaging learning experiences, guided parents and listened to...

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25 Sep The Many Faces of Gifted: Matthew

Interview 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 pioneering Yunasa summer camp – mentioned...

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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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29 Aug Fostering Resilience in Gifted Children

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. “Raising Successful Children”—who could resist that title? I immediately began to asses my parenting skills after I saw Madeline Levine’s opinion piece in the Sunday New York Times. According to...

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21 Aug Why We Do What We Do: Portfolio-Based Applications

By Jessica Houben IEA’s programs – Academy, Apprenticeship, the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship, Yunasa, and Yunasa West – are geared toward gifted children ages 5-18, who think and learn differently from the norm. Every year we receive numerous applications for each program, and every applicant is...

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07 Aug Yunasa 2012!

By Jen Mounday IEA's pioneering Yunasa and Yunasa West summer camps unite highly able youngsters and 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. 2012 saw another memorable year...

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31 Jul Hunting for Gifts

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Some gifted children are easier to identify than others. My middle child is a mathematically talented student. It’s hard to overlook a kindergartner who is multiplying and dividing double digit...

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24 Jul The Many Faces of Gifted: Megan

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 – links...

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26 Jun Yunasa West 2012!

IEA's pioneering Yunasa and Yunasa West summer camps unite highly able youngsters and 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. 2012 was the inaugural year for Yunasa...

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