A reading tutor you can rely on in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region could be just the thing you need to assist your child with improving reading skills, building confidence and getting the kind of results that make an impact in the classroom—and beyond. If you think your child is starting to fall behind, could use some added practice to stay up to speed or is just eager to get ahead of the pack, our tutors are available to provide the personalized support he or she needs to achieve every goal.

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. After we determine your child’s current reading level, we’ll be able to recommend the program that will make sure he or she is getting results.

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. Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer your child:

  • 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 ideal for kids who could use extra support tackling reading-related homework and tests in addition to keeping up in class. Here’s what you can expect 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)

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. Help your teen keep up with advanced coursework and excel in college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. You can expect the following with this program:

  • 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.

Take Advantage of Our Special Offer!

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a fantastic way to pinpoint both your child's strengths and skill sets that could use improvement. Fill out our form or give us a call and we'll contact you to discuss your needs and what we can do to help.