Richards Learning Systems

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There is a literacy crisis in our country.  Millions of Americans cannot read and it has an enormous economic impact on our community.  We have a simple solution that will solve this problem – a revolutionary video reading series that will teach students and train teachers at the same time.  But we need your help. An Award Winning Curriculum – …

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Free Ohio Special Education Workshop — IEP, IQ and Achievement

Are you a parent of a child on an IEP (Individualized Education Plan)?  Does your child have a learning disability?  If you are confused about the testing reports and documents, you are not alone.  Read on for more information about a free Ohio special education workshop that will help you feel informed about your child’s education. Linking Your Child’s IQ, …

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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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Everyone…yes, everyone…can learn how to read.

Reading Now Available for Everyone! By Carole Richards   Meredith and Paige believe there are students in our schools that are unable to ever learn to read! This troubling statement says there are most likely some teachers and administrators with the same belief. Bruce Meredith (former general counsel to the Wisconsin Education Association Council) and Mark Paige (assistant professor of …

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Support Literacy This Valentine’s Day — Shop Amazon Smile!

Illiteracy is a crisis in our country.  Millions of American adults and children do not know how to read.  But now there is a solution…and you can help! A Solution from the Creative Education Institute The Creative Education Institute (CEI) is the non-profit partner of North Coast Education Services.  The mission of the Creative Education Institute is to improve literacy …

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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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Spend Your Summer with North Coast

Summertime is almost here! Still looking for ideas?  Never fear! North Coast Ed will be your guide to help you avoid the “summer slide”!   Private In-Home Tutoring North Coast proudly offers private in-home tutoring services for students of all ages.  We can help you stregthen weaker subjects or plan ahead for Fall 2016.  Every tutoring session is customized to fit the …

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Community Effort Improves Richards Learning Systems

Recently, we announced that changes were coming to our award-winning, multi-sensory reading curriculum — Richards Learning Systems®.  With the help of the non-profit Creative Education Institute (CEI), Richards Learning Systems ® will be reformatted into a series of five-minute videos that will teach fundamental reading skills.  These videos will be shown in a classroom setting, allowing teachers to be trained as students …

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The Perfect Summer is Coming Soon!

We are only three months away from summer vacation!  Have you started planning for your kids? Since  2001, the Creative Education Institute has been hosting an “unschool” camp program for kids with learning differences.  Imagine an environment where kids are not judged by their peers — a welcoming environment for learning, exploration, friendship, and discovery.  It’s called the Academic Fun & Fitness …

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Summer & Beyond Fair — A Great Success!

North Coast Tutoring Services and the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp had an incredible time at the 18th Annual Summer & Beyond Fair!  We always enjoy coming out to Independence to meet families and network with local organizations. This year’s fair was truly special.  The gorgeous weather drew out a sizeable crowd of parents, administrators, families, students, and campers.  And it also …

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