In Okotoks 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! Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Okotoks.
Creative Sessions, Real Results
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results? Kids in Okotoks who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s how we can make a difference.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. 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?
Your Local Sylvan in Okotoks Provides:
- Robotics & Science: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
- Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
- Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
- Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.