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Summer Academy at The Huntington – A Scholar’s Paradise

By Louise Hindle

Louise is IEA’s Academy Coordinator. Academy offers K-8th grade students challenging enrichment classes that focus on exploration and application of knowledge.

This year, IEA had the tremendous opportunity to host both 3-week Summer Academy sessions at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, that scholar’s paradise situated in the center of San Marino, known and loved by curious minds near and far, young and not so young! 648 more words


How gifted do you have you be before they say you are crazy?

Have people ever told you that you are gifted? Do you have a gifted child? What does that mean; and how gifted do you have to be before they call you crazy? 518 more words

Human Nature

Back to School for CogAT Parents

For CogAT parents, we’re always thinking about how to best prepare our children for the next challenge. During the summer months, of course, the next real challenge is school starting again! 368 more words


Keep the CogAT Momentum Going

It’s almost August, and you might think it’s time to ease up on the CogAT prep for the coming school year. But, as we’ve mentioned on this blog before, the summer slide (the phenomenon where kids lose up to 3 months of progress that they made during the school year if they aren’t actively engaged in academic activities over the summer) continues until school starts – and you aren’t out of the woods once August rolls around. 237 more words


Review: Love and Other Foreign Words by Erin McCahan

Title: Love and Other Foreign Words
Author: Erin McCahan
Genre: YA, contemporary
Publisher/Publication Date: Dial / May 1, 2014
How Did I Get It? Gifted! 862 more words


IEA Summer Spotlight 2014

By Jennifer de la Haye

“I am happy to be in a room of too’s,” said Betsy Jones, IEA President, as we concluded IEA’s Summer Spotlight this year. 857 more words


Studying for the CogAT Test

As you probably know by now, the standardized tests used to assess student progress are known by several different names. The CogAT test, or Cognitive Abilities Test, is just one of many tests used to measure performance for kids applying to Gifted and Talented programs and private schools across the country. 348 more words