In Edmonton and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Edmonton.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Edmonton are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the difference we make.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
- Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.