When you get the right reading tutor in Burnaby in your corner, you can expect your child’s reading skills to improve, leading to better grades and bigger smiles. Whether you're worried your young reader is falling behind, needs focused extra practice to stay on track or support to really get ahead, we know how to bring out the joy of reading and help children fulfill their potential.

Different Programs for Different Needs

We know that reading tutoring is not a one-size-fits-all type of thing, so we provide several different approaches according to your child's unique needs. We'll first pinpoint your child’s current level and then recommend the option that will lead to the greatest improvement in scores.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

This program is designed for kids who are having a hard time getting their reading skills up to grade level. Here’s what our Personalized Tutoring offers:

  • Personalized support throughout. We start with a personalized learning plan, and we continually update that plan to make sure reading is a fun challenge for your child rather than a source of stress and frustration.
  • Targeted learning. Using a detailed reading assessment, we have the insight to know what your child needs to improve reading comprehension and fluency.
  • Budget-friendly rates. Our hourly rates are similar to those offered by private tutors and other tutoring companies, helping to keep the best reading help within your family's budget.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is designed for children who need extra support with reading homework and tests and to stay on course for good results in the classroom. This is what you can expect with Academic Coaching:

  • Practical tutoring to develop and hone reading comprehension skills, stay up-to-date with homework and boost results in class.
  • Learning sessions that feature skill practice, homework help and test prep tips, all focused on meeting your child's unique needs.
  • An up-to-date curriculum that aligns with your school to make a greater impact in the classroom.
  • Competitively priced monthly packages that work with your family's needs and budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (K-12)

If your child is on the fast track or wants to do a better job with advanced course loads, your teen can excel at accelerated coursework and lay the groundwork for successful university-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. With this program, you can expect:

  • Boosted confidence (and lower stress) for conquering big workloads.
  • Greater efficiency when it comes to tackling advanced reading assignments.
  • Honed time management skills for successfully completing homework and effectively studying for tests with big reading components, like the SAT and ACT.
  • Improved scores on assignments, tests and university entrance exams.
  • Preparation the workloads and expectations of university.
  • Competitive hourly rates that suit your family's budget.

Take Advantage of Our Academic Checkup

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. By scheduling an Academic Checkup at your local Sylvan, we can take evaluate your child's academic skills in comparison with nationwide norms — and use our findings to identify which areas need to be improved. Get yours today at Sylvan near you!