Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond St. Albert. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! 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. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in St. Albert.
Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results don’t lie: kids in St. Albert who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future 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 all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in St. Albert Include:
- Robotics: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
- Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
- Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
- Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.