The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Calgary and beyond. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Calgary.
Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher
At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results? Kids in Calgary who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
- Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
- Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
- Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.