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Five Overlooked Reading Comprehension Benefits

Reading Comprehension Benefits Reading comprehension is the most important academic fundamental, with immeasurable benefits. Some reading comprehension benefits are well-documented: improved reasoning skills, better, more insightful writing, faster reading, and better...

Why Learning Styles Matter

Do you know your child's preferred learning style? Have each of your children completed a learning styles assessment? Each child's preferred learning style may be a combination of many different learning styles or a dominant one. Understanding each child's preferred...

How We Improve Your Child’s Academic Confidence

Academic confidence distinguishes the top students from everyone else. At Lafayette Academy, we do whatever we can to help our students gain more confidence in school. We personalize instruction so our students can experience "aha" moments in their tutoring sessions...

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...
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