In Halifax and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Halifax.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Halifax have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Halifax Include:
- 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.