Finding a dependable reading tutor in the Rockford 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 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.

Targeted Learning to Get Results

Sylvan offers a range of different approaches to reading tutoring to make sure your child is getting the guidance he or she needs to improve. First, we’ll identify your child’s current reading level and then we’ll recommend a program that will lead him or her to success.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

For students who are having a hard time keeping up with reading level expectations, this program can help them build confidence and catch up. Our intensive reading tutoring is personalized to support your son or daughter in mastering skill-level expectations. 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 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 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)

If your child has set ambitious goals and needs some tips for managing a heavy workload, acing assignments with a large reading component or prepping for big tests, this program can be a huge help. Give your teen the tools he or she needs to conquer advanced coursework and college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. You can expect the following with this program:

  • More confidence to tackle big workloads
  • More efficient reading skills for completing assignments in advanced classes
  • Improved time management skills to complete homework and study for tests that include a large reading component — including the SAT and ACT
  • Better scores on homework assignments, tests, and on college entrance exams
  • Preparation for the high expectations of college workloads
  • Competitive hourly rates

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The Academic Checkup identifies your child's academic strengths and needs, so our expert tutors know which areas to focus on for success. For a limited time, you can get started for $95*! Contact us now to learn more!