In Red Deer and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Red Deer.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Red Deer improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
As STEM skills continue to become more relevant, valued and important, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan can help your child get on the right path. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.