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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


Even CogAT Parents Make Mistakes

Even CogAT parents make mistakes. It’s a big part of what makes us human. If we were all perfect life would be a lot more boring (but also a lot easier!). 345 more words


Guest Post: Snappy Answers to Stupid Excuses (for Parents of Gifted Kids)

By Jim Delisle, coauthor of The Gifted Teen Survival Guide

When it comes to understanding and serving gifted kids, school administrators run the gamut from awful to awesome—and I’ve worked with both types. 1,168 more words

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Cooking With Your CogAT Child This Summer

Have you and your CogAT child tried cooking together this summer? Believe it or not, learning to cook or bake helps your child learn all sorts of skills – while having the added benefit of being lots of fun! 324 more words


Yunasa West 2014

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. 502 more words


Time is Running Out to Prepare Your CogAT Child

As we’ve been talking about on this CogAT blog, the Summer Slide is a real threat to CogAT children who spend the whole summer away from the concepts that they learn in school. 318 more words


Keep Your CogAT Kids on Their Toes This Summer

Like any kids, CogAT kids tend to get bored over the summer. After all, these are smart kids – many of whom will be taking the CogAT in the fall or may have even passed it last year – and they tend to get restless if they’re forced to sit still for too long. 286 more words