STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Grande Prairie and beyond. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Grande Prairie.
Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild
At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Grande Prairie have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. 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. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!
In Grande Prairie, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
- Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
- Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
- Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.