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28 Jan My Passion for Learning

By Min-Ling Li, IEA Program Coordinator Growing up alongside my older sister and younger brother, I knew I was different from other kids. They played and studied with a little bit of a carefree nature, whereas I was almost always overly inquisitive, constantly asking “why?” and...

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28 Jan My Passion for Learning

By Min-Ling Li, IEA Program Coordinator Growing up alongside my older sister and younger brother, I knew I was different from other kids. They played and studied with a little bit of a carefree nature, whereas I was almost always overly inquisitive, constantly asking “why?” and...

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28 Jan My Passion for Learning

By Min-Ling Li, IEA Program Coordinator Growing up alongside my older sister and younger brother, I knew I was different from other kids. They played and studied with a little bit of a carefree nature, whereas I was almost always overly inquisitive, constantly asking “why?” and...

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21 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Arden

By Carole Rosner Every gifted child has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs, depicting the many faces of gifted. Academy – mentioned in this story – provides young...

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21 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Arden

By Carole Rosner Every gifted child has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs, depicting the many faces of gifted. Academy – mentioned in this story – provides young...

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21 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Arden

By Carole Rosner Every gifted child has a unique story. The following story is part of a series of posts highlighting gifted children and adults we have found through IEA programs, depicting the many faces of gifted. Academy – mentioned in this story – provides young...

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14 Jan Saying Goodbye to the Wise Role Model

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. [caption id="attachment_872" align="alignright" width="284"] Image from kidsedustuff.blogspot.com[/caption] I have a new year’s resolution. This year I am going to give up on being the parent I want to be. I am...

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17 Dec The Many Faces of Gifted: Monica

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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05 Nov The Many Faces of Gifted: Albert

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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29 Oct Helpful or Over-Involved?

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. My middle son is a junior in high school. It’s time for him to start thinking about college. To help the process along, his school invited a speaker from Colleges...

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24 Sep Doing Homework the Wrong Way

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. There is a right way to approach your school work and a wrong way. The right way is to plan ahead, break the project down into manageable pieces, allow enough...

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17 Sep The Many Faces of Gifted: Shaun

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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11 Sep 12 Lessons About Gifted Kids from Matilda

[caption id="attachment_746" align="alignright" width="180"] Image from roalddahl.wikia.com[/caption] The lovable title character in Roald Dahl’s Matilda is a precocious young girl who can teach the world a lot about gifted kids. Here are 12 lessons from the novel: 1. Signs of giftedness can often be seen early in...

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20 Aug That’s Just Not Fair

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. “That’s not fair.” It’s my daughter’s motto. It is usually followed by a list of reasons why my request (to walk the dog or clean her room) is unfair and...

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13 Aug Yunasa 2013!

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa 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. “Know Thyself” was at the core of all of...

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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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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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