Sylvan’s commitment to research-based programs begins with incorporating current research into the design and development of each program.

SylvanSync Academic Update: These research reports summarize SylvanSync's impact on academic growth.

Mid-year supplement August 2015
March 2015
July 2013

The following reports review the relevant research for each program, with illustrative sample lessons from the SylvanSync™ programs and from the Ace it! Reading and Math programs.

Language Arts
Study Skills

Additional Research
Sylvan carefully monitors the academic impact of our programs and reports the results periodically.

The Student Outlook Survey: Attitudes Toward Learning Initial Results shares the research on the non-cognitive factors that impact student achievement and how this research led to the creation of the Student Outlook Survey.

The Case for the Use of the STAR in Sylvan Centers in Canada shares the analysis of international tests as well as proprietary research on the STAR tests from Renaissance Learning in Canadian and U.S. centers.

Academic Impact of the Ace it! Component of TEXAS AIM is a preliminary report of the academic impact of a collaborative project among local Sylvan Learning Centers, Boys and Girls Clubs and schools in Texas.