SylvanSync – Accelerating learning with technology

Education system all over the world is striving for a personalized learning experience. It has its challenges and this is where a supplementary education system can help. For instance, Sylvan Learning with their SylvanSync help in accelerating learning with technology.

Sylvan Beliefs

  • Education is Everything
  • Great Teachers Inspire
  • Learning should be personal
  • Results Matter
  • Technology accelerates learning

Accelerating learning with technology

The right combination of all the beliefs has been crucial for the success of Sylvan Learning. Technology has been the most recent addition to their list. Keeping up with the current time, Sylvan boasts to have the most advanced technology of all supplemental education companies.

Today children are born with gadgets in the hands. So, they know how to swipe screens and use touch-pads to navigate even without us showing them how to. The kids will engage with technology with ease at Sylvan to accelerate learning. Thus avoiding long tedious paper-based education alone.

Sylvan Learning celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2019. They started with paper-based learning. But now they are integrating technology to avoid limiting the education content. They saw the potential of technology engaging powerful education. Thus SylvanSync was born.


SylvanSync is the result of many testing and pilot phases. It is based on a logically customized program. The plan is tailored based on the data from the students’ performance results. The teacher and student use Ipad like a textbook for learning. It was launched in 2013. It had to overcome several challenges. This includes ensuring the productiveness of the user interface to instruction. In addition, teacher communication, learning tools, and educational content. Above all, it must be user friendly, structured and effective to use.

“SylvanSync: A Digital Teaching Platform” validated the effectiveness of SylvanSync. The results show progress in the pace. Thus a positive impact on the student’s academic achievements.

Technology helps to keep the content up to date. Especially in a Sylvan set up with 750 plus centers. The SylvanSync cannot be purchased in an Apple Store. It is available only for Sylvan Learning Centers. This being their proprietary program makes them exclusive among the competitors. In conclusion, it is being used effectively and appreciated by both the tutors and students.

Sylvan has been leading in the edtech space. Yet they believe technology can never replace the human bonding. Since this is essential for developing trust and confidence. Thus, SylvanSync helps in accelerating learning with technology while maintaining their focus on the teacher and student.

About Sylvan Learning, LLC

Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of personal learning for students in grades K-12. Sylvan is transforming how students learn, inspiring them to succeed in school and in life. Sylvan’s proven tutoring approach blends amazing teachers with SylvanSync™ technology on the iPad®. Sylvan also leads the way with Sylvan EDGE—STEM and accelerated courses and Sylvan Prep —college and test prep courses.


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