Fun and Educational Halloween Activities!

The leaves are starting to change and there is a chill in the air. Autumn has begun and Halloween will be here before we know it. While your kids anxiously plan out the most profitable trick-or-treat route, rest assured that Halloween is more than just buckets of candy (and trips to the dentist). Every day events and holidays are wonderful …

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Effective Studying Techniques | History

Today we are wrapping up our series on Effective Studying Techniques. As we have said throughout the series, cramming is not an effective way to study.  Many students procrastinate and wait until the last minute to study, believing that reviewing right before the exam will help them retain knowledge.  Rather than helping, the last minute cramming actually causes more stress and anxiety, …

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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 …

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Book of the Month — February 2016 (Black History Month)

Welcome back, readers!  I hope you enjoyed our first Book of the Month post.  (In case you missed it, click here!)  Without delay, let’s move right on to February! February is Black History Month Each February, we celebrate Black History Month.  This is a time to reflect on how we have grown and changed as a nation.  We share stories about …

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(What a) Wonderful World

Don’t know much about history? Don’t know much biology? Don’t know much about a science book? Don’t know much about the French you took?   We do!     North Coast Education Services tutors students of all ages in all grades and subjects.  We can teach you all about geography, trigonometry, and algebra.  (We’ll even tell you what a slide …

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There’s a Tutor for That!

If your student starts struggling in school, remember to call the “Education Problem Solvers”.  We tutor students of all ages in all grades and subjects.     Highly qualified tutors are just a phone call away.  Remember — tutoring takes time…and there’s no time like the present.  Call us today to speak with one of our program directors.

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