At one point or another, homework time may become a challenge for your child; rest assured, you can count on Sylvan in Castro Valley for the expert guidance and support you need. If your son or daughter is looking for extra practice, wants to prepare for a future assignment or simply has the goal to get ahead in any given subject, our tutors can help.

Targeted Tutoring in Specific Subjects

From reading and writing to advanced math, we give students the support they need to overcome the challenge and gain the skills to ace future assignments.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child is a great in-class learner but finds it hard to grasp new concepts in certain homework assignments, we can make a difference. We know how to lower frustration levels, focus on comprehension and teach children how to achieve higher scores with their newly acquired tools and techniques. Our Academic Coaching helps your child:

  • Feel supported with targeted sessions in a variety of topics that focus on his or her unique needs, ensuring that concepts stick. (You don't have to be an expert!)
  • Boost comprehension thanks to a deeper level of learning and in-depth skill practice.
  • Feel more confident with personalized feedback and recognition for every skill learned or honed.
  • Get the best tutoring at a great price thanks to our competitively priced monthly packages.

Advanced Homework Help (Grades 9-12)

Even the brightest kids sometimes struggle with the homework load in high school. If your teen feels overwhelmed by the number of assignments or the sheer complexity of certain topics, our Advanced Homework Help program can help. You’ll start to see greater comprehension, which can minimize frustration and maximize results. This program includes:

  • Tailored tutoring sessions that meet your child’s personal needs so concepts really click!
  • Better preparation and confidence, and less stress thanks to engaging and motivating guidance from our advanced subject experts.
  • Support on a range of subjects including advanced math, history, AP classes and more!
  • Competitive hourly rates