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Richards Learning Systems — Student Spotlight, Davyon

North Coast Education Services has tutored thousands of children and adults in its 30 year tenure.  Our students and their success are our pride and joy.  It warms our hearts to hear stories of their achievements.  Through the years, we have heard some incredible stories, especially from students of our Richards Learning Systems (RLS) program. This student success story spotlights a …

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Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet

Save the Date — 2017 Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet

We are just three weeks away from the 2017 Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet.  This free event is for Northeast Ohio families of struggling students, with or without a formal diagnosis.  And now, you can win a prize just for preregistering for the event! About the Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet The Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet …

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How to Stay Organized This Spring

The time has come for spring cleaning, which means it’s also time to get organized!  No matter how old you are, staying organized is a difficult thing.  One lazy day and you find that nothing is in its place.  It can be especially challenging is you struggle with weak executive functioning skills or Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  That’s why we …

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Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet

Join Us at the 2017 Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet!

Save the date!  North Coast Education Services is a sponsor of the 2017 Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet and we want you to attend! 2017 Connecting for Kids Meet and Greet Each year, Connecting for Kids holds an annual “Meet and Greet”.  This free, public event is for families of children who are struggling, with or without a formal …

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Academic Fun & Fitness Camp 2017

Academic Fun & Fitness Camp — Financial Aid Deadlines Approaching!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Academic Fun & Fitness Camp!  Even though camp is still four months away, the deadlines for financial aid are quickly approaching.  Don’t miss out on your chance to apply for financial aid! What is the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp? The Academic Fun & Fitness Camp is a six-week summer program for …

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Multiplication Table

The Easy Way to Learn Your Multiplication Facts!

Every school year, we receive dozens of calls from worried parents whose children are struggling with multiplication facts.  It’s one of our more popular math requests.  Multiplication is a fundamental skill.  Mastery of multiplication facts is necessary in order to move on to more complicated tasks.  But how do you learn multiplication facts? A Simple and Effective Strategy for Learning …

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How to Embellish a Sentence

At North Coast Education Services, one common question we receive from parents is how to help their child develop strong writing skills.  “My child’s sentences are so simple and one-dimensional.  There’s no detail.  They don’t know how embellish a sentence.”  Many times these students are working on an upcoming paper, book report, or presentation.  Some students are also struggling with dyslexia …

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Have a Happy and Stress-Free Holiday!

How to Make Your Family Holidays Stress-Free (Almost) by Carole Richards   Parents are busy with work, homework, and children’s activities on a daily basis.  Now, add to these activities, “cram-preparations” for the holidays.  Let’s look at making the magical holiday season more relaxed and more fun for everyone.   Prioritize What Is Most Important Is it gifts, a fancy …

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Why You Need to Prep NOW for the SAT and ACT

  The first half of the school year is nearly over and winter break will soon be here.  Time for a few blissful weeks of rest, relaxation, family and friends.  The last thing you are probably thinking about is getting your teen ready for the SAT and ACT.  After all, the exam is still months away. But the truth is …

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You shop, Amazon gives! It’s that easy!

Imagine if there was a way you could help give the gift of a quality education to those in need.  Wouldn’t you feel so wonderful knowing you were helping to spread the wealth of knowledge to others?  And wouldn’t it be great if there was a way that you could give to others by doing what you already do? Guess what?  …

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