Finding a reliable reading tutor in the Des Moines and Ames region can make a big impact towards helping your child work on his or her reading skills, boost confidence and get results beyond just 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.

Personalized, Results-Oriented Learning

Sylvan offers a number of approaches to reading tutoring to ensure your child is getting the attention he or she needs to progress. After identifying the level your child is currently reading at, we’ll recommend the best program to make sure he or she starts seeing 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 meant to guide your son or daughter towards building and mastering the required grade-level skills. From our Personalized Tutoring, you can expect:

  • Success in class and beyond. Class and homework time will be a breeze. 
  • More personalized support. We use the results of a reading assessment to determine the approach your child needs to improve fluency and comprehension. 
  • More confidence and guidance. Our expert reading tutors will constantly tweak your child’s personalized learning plan to keep it challenging—not frustrating! 
  • The skills to achieve success. With our school-aligned curriculum, your child will be learning things that apply directly to the classroom. 
  • Affordable rates. With our rates, you’ll feel confident you’re getting the best reading help for your family.

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, your child will get:

  • Proactive tutoring that will sharpen reading comprehension skills to help your child keep up with homework and get ahead in class.
  • Learning sessions that emphasize skill practice, assistance with homework, and prep for tests, all tailored to meet your child’s needs.
  • A school-aligned curriculum that makes a big difference in classroom performance.
  • Interactive hands-on activities that improve reading skills and your child’s ability to understand different types of material.
  • Affordable monthly packages that meet your needs and fit your budget.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

For the student on the academic fast track, this program can provide added support navigating tough workloads, prepping for tests and completing reading-related assignments. Make sure your teen is keeping up with advanced coursework and excelling in college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Skills course. You can look forward to the following with our program:

  • The ability to tackle heavy workloads with confidence.
  • The reading skills needed to efficiently complete assignments and keep up in advanced classes.
  • Better time management for completing homework assignments and studying for tests like the ACT and SAT.
  • Higher scores on tests, assignments and college entrance exams.
  • Preparation for advanced college courses.
  • Hourly rates you can afford.

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Get started for only $95 for a limited time. Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a great way to pinpoint strengths and tailor lessons to target skill gaps. Give us a call or fill out or form to get in touch so we can discuss your requirements and how we can help.