Join NCES at “Walk the Walk” for Autism!

On Sunday, January 24th, join North Coast Education Services at the Autism Society of Greater Cleveland’s “Walk the Walk: A Mile in their Shoes…” Come visit our table to speak with Nikki, our Director of Student Services.  Get specific recommendations for your student and information about some of our great programs — including the 2016 Academic Fun & Fitness Camp, …

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Read Across America Day 2016 — Host an Edible Book Festival

Did you know that March 2nd is Read Across America Day? This national holiday celebrates the importance of reading for children and teens.  It is a year-round program, developed by the National Education Association, celebrated on the birthday of one of the world’s greatest authors — Dr. Seuss. Traditionally, elementary schools spend the day engaged in “Seuss” themed activities.  Libraries …

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“Fighting illiteracy, one sock puppet at a time”

  In 2015, we announced that changes were coming to our award-winning Richards Learning Systems® Curriculum. Richards Learning Systems® was developed by North Coast Education Services founder and president Carole Richards.  The multi-sensory reading program introduces learners of all ages to phonics, linguistics, comprehension, and writing skills.  Based on the works of Orton-Gillingham, Richards Learning Systems® has been effective in both children …

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Read Across America Day 2016 — Organize a Book Drive

Did you know that March 2nd is Read Across America Day? This national holiday celebrates the importance of reading for children and teens.  It is a year-round program, developed by the National Education Association, celebrated on the birthday of one of the world’s greatest authors — Dr. Seuss. Traditionally, elementary schools spend the day engaged in “Seuss” themed activities.  Libraries …

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6 Last Minute Dollar Store Gifts

Sometimes time gets away from us.  (As I sit here typing, I cannot believe it is already Friday — where did this week go?) With a week (or less) until winter break, there are so many things to do.  Cram for exams, finalize holiday plans, arrange a babysitter…the list just keeps on going. If you are still looking for ideas …

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Obama to Limit Testing in Schools

On Saturday, October 24th, President Obama made an announcement that he plans to limit “unnecessary” testing in schools.  The White House feels that the amount of time spent on testing is taking away from learning and creativity. As a result, President Obama plans to limit testing in schools to “no more than 2% of a student’s instructional time”.  The White House released …

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Become a Cleveland Cavaliers Straight “A” All-Star!

Here’s a fun reward for a good report card! 2015-2016 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ “Straight ‘A’ All-Stars”, presented by The University of Akron. If your student received a Straight A report card, they could win free tickets to a Cleveland Cavaliers game! Each grading quarter, 300 lucky students will be chosen to receive free tickets to a home …

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NCES is Now Seeking Tutors & Teachers!

A tutoring opportunity close to home… North Coast Education Services is currently seeking tutors and teachers throughout Northeast Ohio! Group information sessions will be held through the beginning of October.  All applicants must have at least at least a four-year college degree. We are seeking: High Level Math Tutors ODE Licensed Teachers (all grades and subjects) ODE Licensed Intervention Specialists Area Professionals …

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Discover YOUR Learning Style

For most people, learning has always been a visual process.  You look at the board, you read the textbook, you write the reports.  In early learning, it’s common to incorporate kinesthetic methods, such as different textures and manipulatives.  (Even high school students learn kinesthetically through labs.)  As students go on to college, there is a tendency for a lot of …

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