If tinkering with machines and making structures is your child's idea of a good time, our Engineering programs in Nanaimo could be just what you need to help your son or daughter's imagination soar. Our interactive courses are a fun — and educational — way to inspire your son or daughter’s creativity while he or she learns a number of important engineering concepts. Pairing up with a classmate, your child will complete a different project each class, such as using to K’NEX® pieces to construct one of the world’s seven major bridges or building complex machines with LEGO® bricks. It’s an effective way to get comfortable with 21st century skills that are critical for success in the classroom and beyond!
Learn the Value of Strong STEM Skills
Not only will your child have a great time constructing and deconstructing models and learning how things work in our Engineering courses in Nanaimo, but he or she will also develop valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills along the way! Your son or daughter will also leave with improved critical thinking and problem solving skills thanks to plenty of hands-on, collaborative activities. Give your child the tools he or she needs to succeed: register today!▼
A Personal Way to Learn
Sylvan has a maximum student-to-teacher ratio of 6:1 — and a maximum class size of 12 students — so you can expect us to provide the personalized learning experience and one-on-one attention your child needs to thrive. We also email parents on a regular basis to make sure they understand what kind of projects their children are working on and how much progress is being made. You’ll get to see your son or daughter’s handiwork, learn about the STEM concepts explored and preview next week’s project. It’s a great way to share and celebrate your child’s success!
Our Engineering programs in Nanaimo include:
- A thorough STEM curriculum that encourages the development of valuable 21st century skills.
- Hands-on projects like designing and building new structure models with LEGO® bricks and gadgets with K’NEX® pieces.
- Collaborative learning that involves an emphasis on teamwork and camaraderie.
- Wrap-up activities at the end of every session to reinforce STEM skills developed in class.