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07 May The Many Faces of Gifted: Jonathan

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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30 Apr I Won’t Try to Fix You

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. Four years ago, I sat in the library of my children’s school and said a small prayer. “Please don’t let that happen to us,” I thought. I was listening to a psychiatrist...

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02 Apr The Many Faces of Gifted: Valerie

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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26 Mar Parental Expectations

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. When my sons were in elementary school, I argued with the teachers every year to get them the instruction that they needed. When they reached middle school, I found the...

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07 Mar 2013 Bradley Seminar: Know Thyself

[caption id="attachment_471" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Caroline D. Bradley Scholars spent the weekend learning about themselves, making connections, and exploring San Jose![/caption] On February 22-24, 2013, we hosted the 10th annual Bradley Seminar in San Jose, California. The event, funded by The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, provides...

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26 Feb The Many Faces of Gifted: Tara

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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22 Jan The Many Faces of Gifted: Lucian

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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15 Jan The Perfect Test

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. At my son’s kindergarten parent/teacher conference, his teacher played a game with my husband and me. She put 3 marbles on the table and asked us to close our eyes....

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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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gifted anxiety

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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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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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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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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12 Jun The Many Faces of Gifted: Phillip

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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05 Jun By the Numbers

By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children who lives outside of San Francisco. I feel responsible to a number: my son’s IQ score. I’ve spent 9 years struggling with my relationship to it. I’ve gone from feeling absolved of any responsibility to taking...

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