A reading tutor you can rely on in the Des Moines and Ames 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’ve noticed your son or daughter is beginning to fall behind, needs extra practice to keep up or is interested in getting ahead of the pack, our tutors can help with a targeted approach that gets results.

Personalized, Results-Oriented Learning

Sylvan offers a selection of reading tutoring approaches to make sure your child is receiving the kind of attention that will make a difference. After pinpointing the level your child is currently reading at, we’ll provide a recommendation for the best program to ensure he or she begins to see results.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is having a hard time keeping up with reading level expectations and needs assistance catching up and developing confidence, this program is a great fit. Our intensive reading tutoring aims to help your son or daughter gain and master the essential skills to get in line with grade level. 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 a big help for kids who need extra guidance completing reading-related homework and tests, as well as staying on track in the classroom. Here is what you’ll get with Academic Coaching:

  • 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)

This program is ideal if your child is on the fast track and/or could use guidance managing a heavy workload, tackling an assignment with a large reading component or studying for a big test. Make sure your teen is keeping up with advanced coursework and excelling in college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Skills course. With this program, you’ll notice:

  • The confidence to manage tough workloads.
  • The efficient reading skills needed to keep up with assignments in advanced courses.
  • Strong time management skills for juggling assignments, homework and studying for important tests like the ACT and SAT.
  • Higher marks on homework assignments and tests as well as college entrance exams.
  • Preparation for the requirements of college courses.
  • Budget-friendly hourly rates.

Ready for Results?

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a wonderful way to both pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill areas that need improvement. Give us a call or fill out or form to get in touch so we can discuss your requirements and how we can help.