The “I Can” Kid

by Carole Richards   Recently I met with a delightful smart and insightful ten-year-old fifth-grade girl. She spoke lovingly about spending time with her family. She was a happy child. Her mother brought her to see me because the parents thought she had dyslexia. The girl described school as difficult and reading was hard. However, when I tested her, she …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Elaina D., NCES Student

Student Spotlight — Elaina D.

Here at North Coast Education Services, we are proud of all our students.  We consider it a true pleasure to help our students achieve personal and academic success.  And, we are always delighted to share our students’ success stories. Today we are proud to introduce you to Elaina, a high school senior and a student of North Coast Education Services.  …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

tutor

A Rewarding Opportunity

With North Coast Education Services (NCES), there are plenty of opportunities for tutoring in Ohio.  Click here for a list of our current tutoring opportunities, or read on to learn more about our most pressing needs for tutors. “The Education Problem Solvers” since 1985 North Coast Education Services has been Northeast Ohio’s leader in private in-home tutoring for over 30 years.  …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

NCES Free ACT Workshop

Register for Our Free ACT Workshop (4/1/2017)!

With recent changes to the SAT test, more teens are opting to take the ACT instead and more tutors are needed.  Therefore, North Coast Education Services is offering a free ACT workshop for those interested in learning how to tutor students for the ACT exam. Tutoring Opportunities in Seven Counties Tutors are needed to provide ACT tutoring to high school …

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

NCES Seeks Intervention Specialists for Immediate Referrals

Attention Intervention Specialists! Looking for a tutoring opportunity near your home?   North Coast Education Services has immediate tutoring referrals available for licensed intervention specialists.  Interested individuals must have a current Ohio Department of Education intervention specialist license. Tutoring opportunities vary between programs.  Here are the current needs: Home Instruction Seeking licensed intervention specialists to tutor high school students on home …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

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 …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Revealed: The Mystery of Gifted Education

REVEALED: The Mystery of Gifted Education by Carole Richards   In the 1950’s through the 1970’s, the Cleveland Metropolitan Schools had a nationally respected Major Work gifted program.  I had the opportunity to teach in the program. Students were selected based on an IQ of 125+.  They were placed in grade-level classrooms at satellite schools.  Students were given math and …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Easy Ways to Incorporate Physical Activity into Your Classroom

There is no denying that our bodies were made for movement.  Think of all of the things we are capable of doing — walking, dancing, biking, swimming, and so much more. One of the most difficult challenges for a person is to sit down and stay focused.  Even as adults, this task can seem daunting.  We need to make an effort …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Start Tutoring for Exams Today!

Happy Halloween, readers!  October is almost over and exams are right around the corner.  Are you ready? It may seem too early to start cracking the books and studying for your final exams.  After all, you are probably 4 – 6 weeks away.  So, why start now? Because research has shown time and again that cramming is NOT an effective way to study.  And …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman