Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Barrie region make learning fun! Your son or daughter can expect to complete a different hands-on project each week, including designing, testing and tweaking bridges and machines using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity soar as he or she constructs these complex creations with a partner and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!
An Education Designed for the 21st Century
It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Barrie region are fun, but did you know that they also help equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills? Via hands-on projects and collaborative group work, your son or daughter will acquire important critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive impact both inside and outside of the classroom.▼
Think Like a Real Engineer!
From constructing multifaceted structures to testing and rebuilding them in order to try out a different solution, your son or daughter will be taking on challenges just like a real engineer! Our interactive courses are a great way for your aspiring inventor to get to grips with science, engineering and architectural concepts while activating his or her creativity and imagination in the process. Parents are kept in the loop through our regular email communication, so you can see your child’s progress and celebrate his or her achievements. We will also provide a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your child can gear up for the next cool activity!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Barrie region include:
- Fun, hands-on activities that include building bridges using K’NEX® pieces and designing machines using LEGO® bricks.
- A cutting-edge curriculum that focuses on equipping your child with 21st century STEM skills.
- A friendly, supportive setting, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and only 12 students or less per class.
- Regular emails to keep you informed of the concepts learned and how your child is progressing.