Finding a dependable reading tutor in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque 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 you’ve noticed your child is falling behind, could use extra practice to keep up or is eager to get ahead in class, our tutors can provide the tailored support and guidance he or she needs to achieve more.

Targeted Learning to Get Results

At Sylvan, we offer a selection of reading tutoring approaches to make sure your child is receiving the guidance he or she needs to succeed. 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)

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 personalized to support your son or daughter in mastering skill-level expectations. With our Personalized Tutoring, you can expect:

  • Success in the classroom and during homework time. Progress guaranteed!
  • The unique support your child requires. The results of our thorough reading assessment help us to identify what your child needs in order to improve fluency and reading comprehension.
  • More confidence and lots of support. Our certified reading tutors will constantly adjust your child’s personalized learning plan to make sure it’s a challenge—but never frustrating!
  • The right skills for success. Thanks to our local school-aligned curriculum, everything your child is learning will have a direct impact in the classroom.
  • Competitive rates. Comparable to private tutors and other tutoring companies, our prices guarantee you’re getting the best reading help for your family at a reasonable rate.

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. With Academic Coaching, you can expect:

  • Proactive tutoring that will help improve reading comprehension skills so your child can tackle homework assignments and participate in class with confidence. 
  • Learning sessions that encourage skill practice and test prep with methods designed to target your child’s needs. 
  • A school-aligned curriculum that is designed to match up with what your child is learning in class. 
  • Interactive activities that encourage the understanding of different types of material through hands-on practice. 
  • Competitive prices with monthly packages that fit into your budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

From managing tough workloads and conquering reading-focused assignments to studying for big tests, this program is perfect for the student on the fast track. Make sure your teen is keeping up with advanced coursework and excelling in college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Skills course. With our program, you can look forward to:

  • Added confidence for tackling heavy workloads.
  • Well developed reading skills to finish advanced class assignments.
  • The time management skills required to juggle homework and studying for tests like the SAT and ACT.
  • Improved marks on assignments, quizzes and college entrance exams.
  • Readiness to meet college workload expectations.
  • Affordable hourly prices.

Act Now and Save

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. Call today or fill out our form and we'll contact you soon to discuss your needs and ways to help.