For people in Okotoks with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Find out how your local Sylvan in Okotoks can help give your child an edge for the future.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. 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 the difference we make.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. That means kids will have fun and make friends while also developing skills that will help them succeed in a range of modern career paths. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!
In Okotoks, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
- Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
- Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
- Robotics: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.