When it comes to tutoring programs in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region, parents and children alike want tailored programs — not one-size-fits-all classes — and dedicated instructors who guide, motivate and encourage students in a way that accelerates academic success and makes learning more rewarding and interactive. Look no further than Sylvan for dynamic learning programs where a personal approach allows students to tackle tricky school topics and reach their full potential. We understand that positive learning experiences are vital to long-term success — whether it's personal tutoring, homework help or college prep — so contact us today to set your child on the path to a bright future.

Making a Real Difference for Our Students

We're proud to have provided millions of families and children with opportunities to thrive academically, helping them experience the enriching education they need to maximize their potential. We design personalized learning plans for each and every student, helping to ensure that every child is fully engaged and inspired — and because a number of our tutors work in schools nearby, you can rest easy knowing that we understand the local curriculum and tailor our sessions accordingly. Our tutors also employ some of the very latest teaching techniques and tools, including sessions based around iPads®.

We Provide Kids In The Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region With:

  • Math tutoring: We can help students from the 1st grade to the 12th, focusing on your child's specific math needs and taking steps to improve grades.
  • Reading tutoring: We take a comprehensive approach to reading because it is a critical skill for every school subject. Our program incorporates fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, phonics and more as required.
  • Writing tutoring: From basic spelling and grammar to advanced writing techniques, Sylvan tutors can bring out more smiles and better scores when it comes to written communication.
  • Homework help: If a particular homework assignment is proving to be stressful (algebra springs to mind!), it's time to obtain just-as-needed homework tutoring at your local Sylvan.
  • Whichever program (or programs) you choose, you can rest easy knowing your child’s skill growth is backed by our Personalized Tutoring Guarantee™.

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