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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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4 Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activites

  Sports. Marching Band. Performing Arts. Yearbook. Chess Club. Key Club. Robotics. You’ve heard it from your parents, your school, and even your friends — get involved. Try an extra-curricular activity. No doubt you’ve seen the banners trying to recruit you to tryout for the swim team or audition for the improv comedy troupe. You may think that participating in …

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Last Chance to Register for Fall SAT/ACT Classes

There are only 10 more days to register for NCES’ fall classes! We offer classes year-round at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, OH.  This fall, we are offering test prep classes for the ACT and the newly redesigned SAT. Our qualified instructor will review every section of the exam — including the essay.  Learn valuable tips and strategies to help …

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Get Your Student Organized for the New School Year

Do you consider yourself an organized person? Do you find yourself making to-do lists and stacking papers in piles to keep your desk neat? What about your student? Is your student checking off assignments, or is their backpack a complete disaster? It will probably come as no surprise that there is a direct correlation between organization and success. Whether you’re …

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4 Tips to Help You Get Ready to Go Back to School

It feels weird saying “back to school” in July. This month is supposed to be about picnics, long days on the beach, popsicles, swimming, and fireworks. But the reality is that the 2017 – 2018 school year is just one month away! Before you let panic set in, remember that North Coast Education Services is here to help. We wouldn’t …

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Enroll Now for Fall 2016 SAT & ACT Prep Classes!

Are you getting ready for the SAT or the ACT? You don’t have to prep alone! Register now for our SAT and ACT Test-Prep Classes at Lakeland Community College!   Why should you take our Test-Prep Classes? Train with a qualified instructor Review every section of your exam, including the essay Learn tips, tricks, and strategies to help you save …

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