In Abbotsford and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. 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! Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Abbotsford.
Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Abbotsford are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. It's a difference we're proud to make.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. 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, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
In Abbotsford, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Robotics: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
- Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
- Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
- Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.