Securing a reading tutor in the Paducah, Cape Girardeau and Harrisburg region you can count on could be just what you need to help your child boost reading skills, confidence and get results that make a big difference in and out of 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.

Targeted Learning to Get Results

Sylvan offers a range of different approaches to reading tutoring to make sure your child is getting the guidance he or she needs to improve. 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 struggling to keep up with reading level expectations and needs help to catch up and build confidence, this program can help. Our intensive reading tutoring aims to help your son or daughter gain and master the essential skills to get in line with grade level. You can expect the following from our Personalized Tutoring:

  • Success in class and during homework. You’re guaranteed to see progress! 
  • The attention your child needs. After getting the results of a reading assessment, we can develop a plan to help your child increase fluency and reading comprehension.
  • The support to build confidence. Our certified reading tutors will periodically change up your child’s personalized learning plan to keep it challenging—but never frustrating! 
  • Key skills for success. We align our curriculum with local schools so everything your child is learning can be applied in class. 
  • Comparable rates. Our prices are competitive with other companies and private tutors in the area so getting the best reading help for your family is always affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is a good fit for kids who would benefit from extra practice to conquer the reading component of assignments and tests. With Academic Coaching, you’ll get:

  • Dedicated tutoring that aims to sharpen reading comprehension skills and that will make sure your child is completing homework and keeping up in class. 
  • Learning sessions that focus on skill practice, homework help and test prep, all designed to meet your child’s needs. 
  • A locally aligned curriculum that is relevant to what your child is learning in class.
  • Hands-on activities that improve reading skills and your child’s understanding of all kids of material.
  • Affordable prices that fit your budget thanks to our convenient monthly packages.

Advanced Reading and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

From managing tough workloads and conquering reading-focused assignments to studying for big tests, this program is perfect for the student on the fast track. Give your teen the tools he or she needs to conquer advanced coursework and college-level classes with Sylvan’s Advanced Reading Skills course. You can expect the following with this program:

  • 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.

Start Now with an Academic Checkup

The Academic Checkup is just one of the many tools we use to pinpoint your child’s strengths and needs, which allows our expert tutors to focus on the areas that require the most attention for greater success. Get one today at your closest Sylvan!