Securing a reading tutor in the Halifax region you can count on could be just what you need to help your child boost reading skills, confidence and get results that make a big difference in and out of the classroom. If your child is starting to fall behind, needs extra practice or is just looking to get ahead, our tutors can provide the kind of guidance he or she needs to succeed.

Learning Designed to Get Results

Sylvan offers a selection of reading tutoring approaches to make sure your child is receiving the kind of attention that will make a difference. After we determine your child’s current reading level, we’ll be able to recommend the program that will make sure he or she is getting results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

This program is a great fit if your child is struggling to keep up with reading level expectations and needs support catching up and building confidence. Our intensive reading tutoring is designed to provide your son or daughter with guidance in building on skills that are on-par with grade level. You can expect the following from our Personalized Tutoring:

  • Progress guaranteed! Your child will succeed both in the classroom and during homework time. 
  • The personalized support your child needs. After a thorough reading assessment, we’ll be able to pinpoint exactly what your child needs to improve fluency and comprehension. 
  • A confidence boost and lots of support. Our certified reading tutors will periodically tweak your child’s personalized learning plan to make sure lessons are kept challenging but never frustrating. 
  • The skills for success. Matching our curriculum with the local schools ensures your child will always be learning skills he or she can apply in the classroom. 
  • Budget-friendly rates. You can be sure your family is getting the best reading help with our prices, comparable to other tutoring companies and local private tutors.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is perfect for students who need extra practice with reading-related tasks and assignments, and could also use help staying on track in the classroom. Here’s what you can expect with Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring to make sure your child’s reading comprehension skills are progressing to meet homework and in-class requirements. 
  • Learning sessions that tailor skill practice, test prep and homework assistance to meet your child’s needs.
  • A school-approved curriculum that has an impact on in-class performance. 
  • Hands-on activities that are interactive and diverse to encourage an understanding of different types of materials.
  • Affordable rates with budget-friendly monthly packages.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

For the student on the academic fast track, this program can provide added support navigating tough workloads, prepping for tests and completing reading-related assignments. Make sure your teen is keeping up with advanced coursework and excelling in university-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Skills course. With our program, you can look forward to:

  • The confidence to conquer difficult workloads.
  • Efficient reading skills that contribute to completing assignments in advanced classes.
  • Well developed time management skills to help juggle homework and studying for tests with strong reading requirements—such as the ACT or SAT.
  • Improved scores on homework assignments, big tests and university entrance exams.
  • Added preparedness for the higher expectations of university.
  • Competitive hourly rates that fit into your budget.

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Our Academic Checkup helps us highlight the unique strengths and needs of your child, allowing our expert tutors to focus on the areas that need the most attention for success. For a limited time, you can get started for $95*! Simply get in touch today!