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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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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Visit NCES at the Summer and Beyond Fair!

Next weekend, come visit North Coast Education Services and the Academic Fun & Fitness Camp at the 18th Annual Summer and Beyond Fair!  Local agencies and professionals will be on hand to answer all of your questions about area services for families and students with disabilities.  This is a time to network with families and get your questions answered. All …

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Tutor Spotlight — Samantha

“All students can be successful!” — Samantha One of the key ingredients to being a successful educator is flexibility.  No two students learn in exactly the same way and it is the teacher’s responsibility to ensure they understand the curriculum.  A successful teacher knows how to adapt to the ever-changing needs of students. Samantha is a prime example of a …

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What is Multi-Sensory Learning?

If you reflect back on your classroom experiences as a college student, you can probably recall multiple lectures that seemed to go on for hours.  How much of that material do you remember today?  Odds are not very much.  Now think all the way back to elementary school.  You probably remember different classroom materials that helped you learn how to …

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