Are you looking for a writing tutor in the Portland region? If your child is starting to fall behind on writing-based assignments, needs some extra practice to continue to build on skills or wants to start building a foundation for success and get ahead in class, our expert tutors can help.

Targeted Learning for Your Family

Sylvan offers a range of programs devoted to helping your child develop strong writing skills, so your son or daughter has access to support that will make a difference. Both the basics of sentence structure and how to write the best college admissions essay possible will be covered, as well as everything in between — our writing tutors will also make sure your child has fun in along the way!

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. Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer: With our Personalized Tutoring program, you can look forward to:

  • Become a more proficient, engaging and confident writer. Starting with the mechanics of writing including the process of composing, revising and editing essays, we make sure your child has a solid foundation. With these skills your son or daughter will become a better student as well as a better writer.
  • Big results in the classroom. Our writing program is designed to align with college and career readiness standards so the focus is on building skills that will be needed down the road.
  • Competitive rates. Our hourly rates are comparable to other tutoring companies and private tutors getting your family the best writing help is always affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

For the child that needs a little more practice to get writing skills up to speed to start acing assignments and tests, this program is a great fit. Here is what you can expect from Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring to develop skills to keep up in class. 
  • Hands-on activities that lay the groundwork for essential skills.
  • Targeted tutoring sessions that focus on your child’s specific needs including skill practice, homework help and test prep.
  • Experienced tutors who utilize the latest teaching methods for getting concepts to stick (so you don’t have to worry about being an expert!)
  • Affordable rates thanks to our monthly packages that keep it simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

Solid writing skills are one of the most important things for a student with ambitious academic goals. This program is designed to help your child excel in advanced courses and learn the research-based writing skills to complete homework and tests with writing components as well as write college admissions essays. With this program, you can expect:

  • More confidence for conquering writing-related challenges moving forward.
  • An understanding of composition techniques and research skills that help your child excel in advanced courses.
  • Expert guidance on how to write a compelling college essay that makes an impression.
  • Build upon existing skills with practice in research-focused writing.
  • Affordable hourly rates.

Save with Our Limited-Time Special!

Get started for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a terrific way to pinpoint your child's strengths and pinpoint any skill sets that could use extra attention. Fill out our form or give us a call today and we'll get in touch to discuss your needs and who we can help.