I was having a hard time at school because I learn differently. My tutor helped me with my reading and homework and now I am doing better in school. But the part I like most about having a tutor – she makes learning fun!
— Hunter, student

At LDA London Region, we don’t want our fees to act as a barrier to any family registering for our programs. Please contact our Program Coordinator to inquire about subsidized rates or to organize a payment plan arrangement that would be best for your family.

To register for any of the following programs below, please click on applicable button to access the registration form. Please fill out the form, save it to your computer and email to our Program Coordinator, Kate Chute at k.chute@ldalondon.ca.

Students in our programs will have access to Assistive Technology
including software, web-based and enhanced learning technologies.

 

 

Program Overview - Year 2017/2018

 

One-to-ONe academing tutoring – GRADES 3-12

Students are matched with a tutor for a 1½ hour individualized session over a 10-week timeframe. Parents and students will be consulted on an action plan for the tutoring sessions. Tutors will assist with homework, subjects and integrating skills/strategies that students need to practice in working toward improving their grades and competencies. Enrolment is first come, first served and program capacity is based entirely on volunteer availability.

 

Executive Functioning Tutoring – GRADES 4-10

This program is designed for students to address learning strategies that are helpful for those with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. Weekly topics in this program include: understanding how we each individually learn (learning styles and our best working environment, organization and time management, memory strategies, working independently, attention and focus, note taking, research, project planning/organization, studying techniques, and goal setting. This program is a combination of 50% learning and 50% activity based to reinforce skills learned throughout the program.

 

 

Jump Math Tutoring – grades 3-8

Our one-to-one Jump Math Tutoring is designed to increase our student’s confidence and self-esteem as they work toward improving their understanding of basic math and concepts, which greatly increases their success in math. Our tutors use the Ontario math curriculum. They employ a variety of games, activities and lessons that will allow each student to explore, practice, apply and extend math skills/concepts in a self-paced format. Students will have access to computer assisted technology.

 

Assisttech Learning – grades 6-8

This program will provide both students and their parent/guardian the strategies for effective and efficient use of Technology. The skills and programs covered in this program include: Kurzweil, Google Docs (Word Processing), Google Slides (Presentation Slides), Google Read & Write; Text to Speech and Speech to Text, and apps for the time management and organization such as daily agenda, task lists and reminders. Demonstrations may change due to the need of each individual group.

 

YUP! (Youth Upwards Program!) – GRADES 9-12

Student preparation through planning, research and good choices can go far in reaching long-term goals. Areas covered: identifying strengths, needs, transferrable skills, learning style, best working environment, self-advocacy, understanding their accommodations and supports, goal setting and planning strategically for the future; whether it be post-secondary education, apprenticeship or working. This program is 80% tutor lead and 20% instruction. Guest speakers are planned to share important resources for youth.

 

Leap to Literacy – Grades 3-5

This program is an individualized, one-on-one tutoring literacy program for children struggling with literacy skills. This program is a combination of 80% one on one tutoring and 20% group instruction on new literacy skills. There is also an at home component using the Lexia Core5 Reading online adaptive program utilizing the LDA professional licensing; developing phonological awareness, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.