If you're on the lookout for tutoring programs in the Des Moines and Ames region, it makes sense to look for tailored classes where dedicated instructors guide, motivate and engage students in a way that boosts academic performance and makes learning more interactive than ever before. Look no further than Sylvan for a dynamic learning environment where a personal approach helps students meet their full potential. We put positive learning experiences at the heart of everything we do — from personal tutoring to homework help and college preparation — so connect with us today to learn how we can help your child lay the groundwork for a successful future.

The Difference We Can Make

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 tailor an instructional plan for each student, ensuring they are challenged, inspired and motivated — and because many Sylvan tutors also work in nearby schools, you can rest assured that our lessons will complement the local curriculum by covering concepts relevant to schoolwork. Our tutors also employ some of the very latest teaching techniques and tools, including sessions based around iPads®.

In The Des Moines and Ames region, We Provide:

  • Math tutoring: From the 1st grade all the way to the 12th, our Des Moines and Ames region tutors know how to help students fill in knowledge gaps and move their math skills to the next level.
  • Reading tutoring: We appreciate that reading affects performance in every school subject — and even good readers sometimes need a little extra assistance. Our tutors can focus on comprehension, fluency and vocabulary as required —skills that continue to play a role in learning for many years to come.
  • Writing tutoring: Our tutors can lead the way to more smiles and better grades when it comes to spelling, grammar and even advanced essay techniques.
  • Homework help: It's inevitable that some take-home assignments are tougher than others (did somebody mention algebra?), and when that happens, you can turn to your nearby Sylvan for some timely homework tutoring.
  • 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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