Are you considering your options for a writing tutor in the Hampton Roads – Newport News, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach region? Are you finding that writing has become a sore point for your child, whether it's basic sentence structure or sophisticated essay writing techniques? Tutoring programs at your local Sylvan are delivered by dedicated instructors who know exactly how to engage and motivate each child, helping him or her gain valuable academic skills for long-term success — including those highlighted by national college and career readiness standards. Find out how our tutors can inspire your child to greater confidence and better scores: talk to Sylvan about our writing programs today.

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Success Starts with Effective Writing Tutoring

It's easy to see why writing is such an essential skill for a successful education and a critical component of many modern career paths. As such, you may be surprised to learn that as many as four out of five students are less than proficient when it comes to writing1, and that the majority of school teachers would rank their students as being “poor” writers, or “fair” at best2. With the help of Sylvan's expert writing tutors, your son or daughter can look forward to strengthening his or her writing abilities through a personalized learning plan, a great rewards system and more.

Improving Writing Skills One Step at a Time

Our Hampton Roads – Newport News, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach region writing tutors know that the best way to understand advanced topics is to master the basics first. For that reason, we provide each child with an individualized learning plan that accounts for his or her grade and skill level, makes use of the very latest educational tools, and incorporates a learning environment that's engaging, dynamic and more enjoyable! In short, our writing program could be the key to your child achieving more at school — and smiling more at homework time.

Our Writing Program Features:

  • A learning plan tailored to your child's writing needs, with writing exercises that reflect your child's daily experiences. 
  • Ongoing measurement and parent conferences to make sure you're informed of your child's writing progress. 
  • Continuous collaboration with your child's classroom teacher. 
  • Engaging, interactive lessons. (No more repetitive drills!)

Connect with Sylvan Today

Our Sylvan Skills Assessment® helps us highlight the unique needs of your child, allowing our tutors to focus on the areas that need improvement. For a limited time, get started for $95* — to get started, contact us now!