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Lafayette Academy Helps Children Become Honor Students

Who isn't proud to have honor students in their family? Honors courses are offered for advanced students who consistently show academic aptitude that exceeds their grade level, often as early as elementary school. As teachers and directors of honors...

Why Learning Styles Matter

Students with an atypical learning style may be at a huge disadvantage in school. Have your children completed a learning styles assessment? Your children's learning style may be a combination of many different learning styles or a dominant one that works best for a...

The Curse of Low Expectations For Struggling Students

Because we are not an “every child needs to attend an Ivy League school” learning center, we try to avoid alarmist rhetoric. Still, we have seen too many students develop long-term issues because parents ignored early warning signs or lowered their expectations.  Here...

Shadow Classes Vs. One-on-One Tutoring

Shadow Classes can be more beneficial for students than one-on-one sessions. Students who work alone are more comfortable providing answers than those who work with others. However, when it comes to multiple questions during the same lesson, group members performed...
Why Learning Styles Matter

Why Learning Styles Matter

Students with an atypical learning style may be at a huge disadvantage in school. Have your children completed a...

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