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13 May A Supportive Mother for a Gifted Kid

By Jennifer Kennedy Before joining IEA, Jennifer was a kid who understood little of her own giftedness. Now she works as IEA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator to help other highly able kids and their families understand what it means to be gifted while providing the information...

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13 May A Supportive Mother for a Gifted Kid

By Jennifer Kennedy Before joining IEA, Jennifer was a kid who understood little of her own giftedness. Now she works as IEA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator to help other highly able kids and their families understand what it means to be gifted while providing the information...

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15 Oct Preparing for a Career that Doesn’t Exist Yet

By Jennifer Kennedy Jennifer is IEA’s Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Her position includes more traditional communications media such as newsletters and brochures, but it also involves much more modern technology, including email newsletters, the IEA blog and website, and social networks. The U.S. Department of Labor...

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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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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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definitions of giftedness

01 May 5 Definitions of Giftedness

You are told your child is gifted, but what does that really mean? There are many definitions of giftedness. None are universally agreed upon, but many share certain defining characteristics. Here are a few: Some definitions address the “asynchronous development” found in gifted kids. One...

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06 Mar Considering Summer Camps and Programs for Your Gifted Child

By Jennifer Kennedy [caption id="attachment_95" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Summer opportunities allow gifted kids to connect with others around shared interests and experiences."][/caption] It’s time to start thinking about your kids’ summer plans!  There are great summer opportunities available for gifted children, and many have applications due in the...

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