For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Grande Prairie and beyond. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Grande Prairie.
Creative Sessions, Real Results
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Grande Prairie are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact
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 all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Grande Prairie 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.