Multi-Sensory Phonics Workshop

When students struggle with reading skills, it is often recommended that they learn to read by using a hands-on approach, like a multi-sensory method.  Each fall, North Coast Education Services proudly offers a multi-sensory phonics workshop for those who wish to learn Richards Learning Systems®, an award-winning approach to reading.  What is Richards Learning Systems®? Richards Learning Systems® is a …

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Back to School Tutoring

Back to School Tutoring — What Options Are Available?

Back to school season can cause anxiety for everyone – students, teachers, and parents.  Students worry about homework, teachers fret about standardized tests, and parents hope for good grades.  No matter the problem, back to school tutoring may be the solution. Click here for four tips to help you get ready to go back to school! Don’t Wait for a …

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Academic Fun & Fitness Camp 2017

Register Now for the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp!

Looking for a rewarding summer experience for your child?  Consider the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp – an Ohio special needs summer camp offering reading, math, social skills development, and more! Multi-Sensory Academics Mornings at the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp are dedicated to multi-sensory academics.  Our dedicated camp directors read through testing reports for every camper and place them …

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Seeking a Student Volunteer for Summer 2017 Lakeland Classes

Are you a college student seeking a rewarding volunteer opportunity for Summer 2017?  You have come to the right place!  North Coast Education Services is seeking a student volunteer to assist with our summer reading and math courses at Lakeland Community College. Minimum Requirements: • Current college-level student pursuing a degree in education or a similar field • Current BCI …

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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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Multiplication Table

The Easy Way to Learn Your Multiplication Facts!

Every school year, we receive dozens of calls from worried parents whose children are struggling with multiplication facts.  It’s one of our more popular math requests.  Multiplication is a fundamental skill.  Mastery of multiplication facts is necessary in order to move on to more complicated tasks.  But how do you learn multiplication facts? A Simple and Effective Strategy for Learning …

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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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How to Embellish a Sentence

At North Coast Education Services, one common question we receive from parents is how to help their child develop strong writing skills.  “My child’s sentences are so simple and one-dimensional.  There’s no detail.  They don’t know how embellish a sentence.”  Many times these students are working on an upcoming paper, book report, or presentation.  Some students are also struggling with dyslexia …

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2016 NCES Workshop Dates Announced!

Are you looking for a rewarding way to help students? Are you passionate about teaching others? Do you believe in the benefits of multi-sensory, systematic learning?   Come join us for North Coast Education Services’ 2016 Workshops Presented by NCES Founder & Executive Director, Carole Richards Richards Learning Systems ®: Phonics & Linguistics (Oct. 8th – 10th) Comprehension & Writing …

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