The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Burnaby and beyond. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-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. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Burnaby.
Imagination, Creativity and Real Results
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Burnaby have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Burnaby:
- Robotics: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
- Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
- Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
- Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.