Are you searching for a reputable reading tutor in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region? Do you want to see your child thrive in a personal and engaging learning environment where reading becomes enjoyable and never frustrating? Choose Sylvan and you'll quickly discover that our tailored tutoring programs are designed to help students master vital reading skills so they can boost grades and confidence in the classroom and beyond. So if reading is proving to be a tricky topic for your son or daughter, it's time to discover firsthand how Sylvan has been helping families achieve great results for over 35 years.

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We Deliver Real Results

At Sylvan, we're recognized for turning puzzling topics into rewarding challenges and frustration into confidence. We're also known to get tangible results, including boosting students' reading scores up to three times more than non-Sylvan students. And better results mean more smiles and high fives all round!

We Can Help in All Areas of Reading, Including:

  • Vocabulary
  • Phonics 
  • Reading 
  • Comprehension 
  • Context Clues 
  • Advanced Reading

Our Personal Approach to Reading

At Sylvan, our reading tutors in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region know how important it is to have a solid grasp of the fundamentals before moving on to more challenging topics — after all, kids who read well are more likely to achieve good grades at school. We will design a tutoring plan that is based on your child's specific needs and skill level and make use of interactive learning tools such as the iPad® to keep him or her engaged. It's no wonder countless families have called on Sylvan for the tailored tutoring solutions they deserve.

Our Reading Tutoring Programs Feature:

  • Topics aligned with college and career readiness standards, including fluency, vocabulary, comprehension and more 
  • In-depth assessments to pinpoint specific needs, a customized learning plan to address them and ongoing parent conferences to make sure you're informed of your child's reading progress 
  • Continuous collaboration with your child's classroom teacher

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Our Sylvan Skills Assessment® helps us highlight the unique needs of your child, allowing our tutors to focus on the areas that need improvement. For a limited time, get started for $95*. Simply get in touch today!