In Halifax and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! 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. 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 Halifax can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Halifax are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Halifax Offer:
- Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
- Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.