For people in Abbotsford with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Abbotsford can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Abbotsford are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
In Abbotsford, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
- Robotics: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
- Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
- Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.