Front Page News — Dr. Ali Benmerzouga, 2017 Tutor of the Year

On September 10, 2017, Dr. Ali Benmerzouga was presented with the NCES Tutor of the Year Award.  This annual award recognizes one of our tutors for going above and beyond the call of duty to serve their students.  Ali, who is legally blind in both eyes, has developed clever ways to tutoring his students in advanced subjects, including calculus. The …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

tutor

Many Tutoring Opportunities Available with NCES!

Since 1985, North Coast Education Services has been providing quality in-home tutoring services to families throughout Northeast Ohio.  Our proven reading and math approaches and problem-solving skills are part of our success.  But so are our tutors…and we need more. NCES seeks tutors for opportunities in Northeast Ohio. In the summer of each year, we host a general information session …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Prevent the Summer Slide

Guess what?  There’s less than three months to go until summer vacation! So what are your summer plans for your student?  Part-time job?  Summer camp?  Babysitter?  iPad? This summer, why not help your student get ahead?  Avoid the dreaded “summer slide” and make summer productive and fun! Check out this infographic from Target about the dangers of the summer slide: So …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Tutor Spotlight — Charles

“Math proficiency is the gateway to a number of incredible careers that students may never have considered.” — Danica McKellar When families call our office to find a tutor, many ask if the tutors are certified teachers.  My response is always the same — many tutors are current or retired teachers.  But I always add one more thing — “Some of the best …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Effective Studying Techniques | Math

Today we continue our series on “Effective Studying Techniques”.  Despite all of the evidence to the contrary, students still wait until the last minute to cram for their exams, thinking that this is the best way to study.  Well, it’s not.  Cramming can lead to sleeplessness, irritability, and confusion. The best way to study for any class is to spread …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman