STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Bedford and beyond. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Bedford can help give your child an edge for the future.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results don’t lie: kids in Bedford who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer 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! In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Bedford 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.