America, Upward Mobility, and Gifted Education

by Brianna Safe, Resource Coordinator I take it as true that a high percentage of American optimists out there still believe social and economic upward mobility is possible. The American […]

Podcasts for Gifted Learners

by Morgan Carrion, Assistant to the President “Isn’t it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be […]

Gilmore Girls and Two Faces of Giftedness

by Nicole LaChance As a die-hard Gilmore Girls fan dating back to the show’s original run, its coming revival has me very excited. It seems like there is a new […]

Sustaining the Gifted Child

by Zadra Rose Ibañez, Director of Operations Since last week was Earth Week, I thought I’d share one of my favorite pictures with you: In 1987, the World Commission on […]

Mentoring Matters

By Niña Abonal As we progress through life, we continue to expand our networks and relationships with people in various academic, professional and personal circles. If we are lucky enough, […]

The Genius of Genius Day

Institute for Educational Advancement - Connecting bright minds; nurturing intellectual and personal growth

By Louise Hindle, IEA Program Manager Saturday, March 12th bore witness to our 6th Genius Day, a day of deep learning on the life and legacy of none other than […]

The Future of Individualized Education

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by Morgan Carrion NPR ed’s website features several articles that discuss various ways in which our current system fails to meet kids where they are. Right next to an article […]

Aliens, Math and Jerky

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How are aliens related to math? The answer is: in every possible way! From science fiction, to popular culture, to UFO organizations, and even a famous jerky shop half way […]

Hands-On Learning and Memory

Institute for Educational Advancement - Connecting bright minds; nurturing intellectual and personal growth

Tiffany’s recent post on tinkering inspired me to look further into the benefits of hands-on learning. When researching, I found several studies noting various benefits of hands-on experiments in the […]