Finding a reading tutor in the Barrie region you can rely on can make a big difference when it comes to helping your child improve his or her reading skills, build confidence and getting real results inside and outside the classroom. If you’ve noticed your son or daughter is beginning to fall behind, needs extra practice to keep up or is interested in getting ahead of the pack, our tutors can help with a targeted approach that gets results.

Personalized, Results-Oriented Learning

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 pinpointing the level your child is currently reading at, we’ll provide a recommendation for the best program to ensure he or she begins to see results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is having a difficult time keeping up with reading level requirements and could use some guidance to catch up and develop confidence, this program could be the perfect solution. 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. With our Personalized Tutoring, you can expect:

  • 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 a big help for kids who need extra guidance completing reading-related homework and tests, as well as staying on track in the classroom. Here is what you’ll get with Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring that will sharpen reading comprehension skills to help your child keep up with homework and get ahead in class.
  • Learning sessions that emphasize skill practice, assistance with homework, and prep for tests, all tailored to meet your child’s needs.
  • A school-aligned curriculum that makes a big difference in classroom performance.
  • Interactive hands-on activities that improve reading skills and your child’s ability to understand different types of material.
  • Affordable monthly packages that meet your needs and fit your budget.

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 this program, you’ll notice:

  • 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.

Ready to Get Started?

Get started for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a terrific way to pinpoint your child's strengths and pinpoint any skill sets that could use extra attention. Give us a call or fill out the form and we'll contact you as soon as possible to talk about your needs and how we can help.