Do you need a writing tutor in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region? From falling behind in writing assignments or needing a little extra practice to cement developing skills to getting ahead to start build a foundation for a successful future, we have skilled tutors who can help your child reach his or her goals.

Targeted Learning for Your Family

To make sure your child is receiving the support that will help him or her develop strong writing skills, Sylvan offers a number of programs. From the basics of sentence structure to tips for writing college application essays, our writing tutors know how to provide your child with essential tools for success — and make sure he or she has a little fun in the process.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is having a hard time keeping up with writing expectations, our Personalized Tutoring program in writing could assist with improving skills so your son or daughter is better able to complete writing assignments without frustration. Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer: Here’s what Personalized Tutoring can provide:

  • The confidence to be a more engaging writer. Starting with the fundamentals of the writing process including compositing, revising and editing, we make sure your child has a solid foundation. 
  • Noticeable results in the classroom. Our writing program is designed around the standards of college and career readiness, so the focus is on relevant skills.
  • Budget-friendly rates. Our hourly rates are comparable to other tutors in the area, so getting the writing help your family needs is affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is the perfect fit if your child requires extra practice to sharpen skills for homework and tests with a writing component. You can expect the following from Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring that builds skills for both homework and in-class success.
  • Hands-on activities that establish a solid foundation for improving skills.
  • Learning sessions that target your child’s particular needs with skill practice, homework help and test prep support.
  • Expert tutors who make sure to use modern teaching methods to get concepts to click (so you don’t have to learn the material!).
  • Competitively priced monthly packages to keep it simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

Solid writing skills are one of the most important things for a student with ambitious academic goals. This program is dedicated to helping your child ace advanced courses and learn the research-based writing skills he or she needs to complete tests and assignments with writing requirements as well as write compelling college admissions essays. With this program, you can expect:

  • More confidence for conquering writing-related challenges moving forward.
  • An understanding of composition techniques and research skills that help your child excel in advanced courses.
  • Expert guidance on how to write a compelling college essay that makes an impression.
  • Build upon existing skills with practice in research-focused writing.
  • Affordable hourly rates.

Get Started Now with an Academic Checkup!

The Academic Checkup is just one of the many tools we use to pinpoint your child’s strengths and needs, which allows our expert tutors to focus on the areas that require the most attention for greater success. Get one today at your local Sylvan!