For people in Vancouver with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. 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. 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 Vancouver.
Creative Sessions, Real Results
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results? Kids in Vancouver who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That's how we make a significant difference.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming 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. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
In Vancouver, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.