Finding a dependable reading tutor in the Barrie region could go a long way towards making sure your child is developing strong reading skills, gaining confidence and getting results that extend beyond the classroom. If you think your child is starting to fall behind, could use some added practice to stay up to speed or is just eager to get ahead of the pack, our tutors are available to provide the personalized support he or she needs to achieve every goal.

Learning Designed to Get Results

Sylvan offers a number of approaches to reading tutoring to ensure your child is getting the attention he or she needs to progress. After identifying the level your child is currently reading at, we’ll recommend the best program to make sure he or she starts seeing results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is struggling to keep up with reading level expectations and needs help to catch up and build confidence, this program can help. Our intensive reading tutoring is designed to help your son or daughter build and master the required skills to get on-par with grade level. You can expect the following from our Personalized Tutoring:

  • Success in class and during homework. You’re guaranteed to see progress! 
  • The attention your child needs. After getting the results of a reading assessment, we can develop a plan to help your child increase fluency and reading comprehension.
  • The support to build confidence. Our certified reading tutors will periodically change up your child’s personalized learning plan to keep it challenging—but never frustrating! 
  • Key skills for success. We align our curriculum with local schools so everything your child is learning can be applied in class. 
  • Comparable rates. Our prices are competitive with other companies and private tutors in the area so getting the best reading help for your family is always affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

For kids who are in need of a little extra guidance to conquer the reading component of homework assignments and tests, this program could be a big help. Here is what you’ll get 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. Ensure your teen is able to keep up with increasingly difficult coursework and ace university-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. With this program, you can expect:

  • The ability to tackle heavy workloads with confidence.
  • The reading skills needed to efficiently complete assignments and keep up in advanced classes.
  • Better time management for completing homework assignments and studying for tests like the ACT and SAT.
  • Higher scores on tests, assignments and university entrance exams.
  • Preparation for advanced university courses.
  • Hourly rates you can afford.

Get Real Results

The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a fantastic way to pinpoint both your child's strengths and skill sets that could use improvement. Give us a call or fill out or form to get in touch so we can discuss your requirements and how we can help.