For people in Okotoks with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. 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! Sylvan EDGE provides a unique combination of fun and academic mastery with activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating video games using our cool technology platform, and designing super structures. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Okotoks.
Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild
At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Okotoks have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. 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 Okotoks, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
- Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.