For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Richmond and beyond. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Richmond.

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A New Kind of Learning

At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Richmond have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track 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. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Richmond:

  • Robotics: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
  • Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.