Tutoring

Specialized Tutoring for All Ages

LDA Minnesota provides tutoring, regardless of your ability level, in reading, writing, math, study skills and college preparation (ACT/SAT prep).

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Our tutors incorporate a diagnostic & prescriptive teaching approach that is highly structured, sequential and utilizes multi-sensory techniques to reinforce learning. LDA provides both supportive and prescriptive tutoring to meet the individual needs of each student:

  • Supportive tutoring assists the student with concept or skill building that is near or at their current grade level.  Frequency of tutoring is typically 2 hours a week or less.
  • Prescriptive tutoring is an aggressive approach with the goal of closing identified skill gaps or pushing skill level to above grade level. We suggest 2 hours of tutoring each week.

Our tutoring begins by having students complete an informal assessment (pre-test) to determine the appropriate level of instruction. This information assists our staff in developing a customized education plan to best meet the needs of the student.  LDA Minnesota's philosophy is to start instruction at a level that is comfortable for the learner in order to build confidence and success.

Benefits of LDA Minnesota tutoring services:

  • LDA Minnesota’s instructors are licensed educators and tutors with specialized training who have worked with students who have learning disabilities, attention disorders, or other learning difficulties.
  • Students are matched with tutors according to the student’s interests, skills, and needs
  • Flexible scheduling
  • We provide assistance for students with severe learning disabilities to those who just need extra help in a particular subject area

All tutoring is one-to-one and sessions are usually scheduled for one to two hours, one or more days a week. Every 12 hours of tutoring, teachers administer a progress test and evaluate the results in order to keep the student on target to complete their learning goals.

Prices for services: $55.00/hour. Receive a 10% discount off this price when you pre-pay for 12 sessions ($49.50/hour) at LDA's location in Golden Valley.  

Or, would you like off-site / in-home tutoring?  Our tutors can come to you: $65/hour with the 10% discount for 12 pre-pay sessions ($58.50/hour).

If you are interested in speaking with someone about LDA's tutoring services, please email LDA Minnesota with your name, address and telephone number. 

Ready to sign up?  Just complete the registration form (link below) and we'll be in contact with you shortly to set up your first session!