In Okotoks and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! 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. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Your local Sylvan in Okotoks can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
A New Kind of Learning
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. 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 don’t lie: kids in Okotoks who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.▼
Skills For Life-Long Success
Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. 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. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Okotoks:
- 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.