Are you in the market for a writing tutor in the Des Moines and Ames region? If you think your child is struggling to keep from falling behind with writing assignments, would benefit from added practice to stay on track or is eager to start working towards his or her goals and get ahead of the game, our tutors are available to help.

Customizable Learning for Your Family

Sylvan’s programs are designed to help each and every child build strong writing skills, so your son or daughter is sure to get the kind of guidance that will lead to success. From the basics of sentence structure to tips for writing college application essays, our writing tutors know how to provide your child with essential tools for success — and make sure he or she has a little fun in the process.

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is having a hard time keeping up with writing expectations, our Personalized Tutoring program in writing could assist with improving skills so your son or daughter is better able to complete writing assignments without frustration. With our Personalized Tutoring program, you can look forward to: Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer:

  • Become a more confident, proficient writer. By learning the basics of composing, editing and revising, your child will understand how to be a more engaging writer. 
  • Measureable results in the classroom. Our writing program is focused on establishing college and career readiness, so practical skills are emphasized. 
  • Rates that fit your budget. Our affordable hourly rates are comparable to other tutoring companies, so your family can get the best writing help at a reasonable price.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child could use additional practice to improve writing skills and continue to ace homework assignments and tests, this program could be a big help. With Academic Coaching, you can look forward to:

  • Proactive tutoring that focus on skill mastery for homework and in-class success. 
  • Tutoring sessions that are tailored to your child’s requirements with test prep, homework help and skill building. 
  • Hands-on activities that lay the groundwork for building on skills.
  • Expert tutors who are dedicated to using the latest teaching methods to improve understanding of new concepts (so you don’t have to be an expert!).
  • Affordable prices with monthly packages that keep things straightforward.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

For students on the academic fast track, strong writing skills are essential. This program is designed to help your child with everything from acing advanced courses and building research-based writing skills to writing a college admissions essay that will stand out. With this program you can look forward to:

  • The confidence to take on new writing challenges.
  • The fundamentals of composition that will give your child a leg up in advanced courses.
  • Expert guidance for writing an engaging college admissions essay that will make an impact.
  • Solidify skills with plenty of research and writing practice.
  • Hourly rates that suit any budget.

Get Started Now and Save!

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 the form and we'll contact you as soon as possible to talk about your needs and how we can help.