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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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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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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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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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29 May Spring 2012 Academy Highlights

Another successful session of our Academy classes has concluded, so we thought we would share a few photos and highlights from the Spring 2012 session. In a new class this session, Biochemistry students learned about the chemistry of living organisms. Scientists Like Me II introduced students...

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24 Apr 7 Questions with Amy Cannon

Amy Cannon is a Program Coordinator at IEA. She has worked here for over two years and in the administrative support of educational programs for over six. Her primary focus at IEA is on the Yunasa camps. 1. What are you most passionate about in...

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03 Apr Imagine the Possibilities: 2012 Bradley Seminar

By Elizabeth Jones [caption id="attachment_86" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Caroline D. Bradley Scholars, parents, and alumni met in Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2012 Bradley Seminar.[/caption] March 23 – 25, 2012, we hosted our annual Caroline D. Bradley Seminar in Atlanta, Georgia. The event, funded by The Lynde and Harry...

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27 Mar Imagine the Impact of Gifted Programs

By Jessica Houben Emily was six years old and a first grader in elementary school. Most of her classmates were still learning to read. Emily had read all of the Harry Potter books before she began first grade. Every time she would sit through reading lessons,...

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28 Feb Welcome!

Welcome to the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) blog! This blog will be a place to find news, resources, and information on gifted youth. We will post on Tuesdays, so come back each week for new posts! If you like the blog content, subscribe to...

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