In Grande Prairie and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Grande Prairie can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Encouraging Imaginations to Soar
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Grande Prairie improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for 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:
- Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
- Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
- Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
- Robotics: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.