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Lafayette, Louisiana Tutoring Programs
Get started with SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Lafayette, Louisiana students. Start with a FREE ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT with an Academic Director. Our flagship programs are available at $156/month.
Lafayette District and Curriculum
The Lafayette Parish School System is committed to excellence for all students. Collaboration, communication and high expectations is the cornerstone of the school district The curriculum follows along the model of the Common Core Curriculum which works by developing a deep knowledge within major areas of learning in the different academic subjects.
We currently cover the following Lafayette-area school district: Lafayette Parish School System.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Lafayette District Curriculum
In Math, students learn to use numeracy, measurement, geometry, algebra, probability and statistics at each grade level. As students increase in knowledge and skill, analyzing and solving real-world problems is a strong focus. Developing critical thinking skills and creative ways of problem-solving is a goal that crosses all subject areas in school. The ability to use mathematic models, quantitative and abstract reasoning are also emphasized.
Advanced reading and writing skills are expected by the time students reach middle and high school. The ability to read and understand various types of text, visual and digital graphics and text is supported and encouraged. Working in teams, project-based learning and independent activities all rely on the ability to take in and use information. Writing skills are expected in all subject areas. Students are taught to write for a variety of purposes. Writing to learn and writing to inform are foundational skills that are learned from the early grades and onward.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Lafayette Educational News
- Two LPPS Schools Recognized for Performance and Teacher of the Year Awards - J. Wallace James Arts and Technology Academy and Myrtle Place Elementary School were recognized as high-performing schools. In addition, the Lafayette Credit Union awarded the Teacher of the Year to one elementary, one middle school and one high school teacher.
- Lafayette Education Foundation - The Lafayette Education Foundation offers grants to the public schools and teachers. Awarded funds support classroom needs, innovative programs and projects to enrich student learning and educational experiences.
- The Leader in Me Symposium - A Professional Learning Community involving educators, student leaders and community stakeholders is organizing to discover new ways to build partnerships and promote leadership in schools and the community. Virtual learning opportunities, Table Topics, keynote speakers, and discussion groups meet to collaborate and build relationships across schools, communities, and the world.
Lafayette Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Ways to Help Your Child Get Better Grades
The older a child gets, the more they need family support. Many times, parents and family members allow middle school or high school students to “be on their own” with school assignments, organization, and responsibility. Sometimes we don’t realize our children are struggling until we start to see grades fall in school. How can we stop this from happening?
Make sure your child has a planner in his or her binder. Many schools provide one at the start of each school year. Ask your child to write down the assignments from each class, every day in the planner. Check for assignments every day, when your child gets home from school. Speak with your child’s teachers and make sure assignments finished at home get back to school in a timely manner. This may mean checking backpacks and folders until your child has developed the habit of always turning in work on time. In order to achieve success, families and teachers must work together as each child grows.