If your son or daughter has an interest in designing structures and exploring how machines work, our Engineering programs in Pickering could be a great way to help inspire your child’s imagination! Not only are our courses educational, but they’re also a fun and and interactive way for your child to learn essential engineering concepts while also putting his or her creativity to good use. Your child will pair up with a buddy to work on exciting new projects each week, such as making a LEGO® machine or constructing one of the world’s seven bridge types out of K’NEX® pieces. It’s an awesome way for your child to learn important 21st century skills that can make a big impact in the classroom and beyond!
Developing Critical STEM Skills
Our Engineering program in Pickering is designed so that kids don't only have a great time as they design, build and tinker with cool creations — they also get to grips with crucial STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts along the way! Through hands-on sessions, collaborative challenges and wrap-up activities that reinforce learning, your child will also be able to work on those all-important critical thinking and problem solving skills. Help your child take a big step towards greater success: register today!▼
A Personalized Experience
With no more than 12 students in each class — and a maximum 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio — registering your child with Sylvan means he or she will always receive personal attention. We also provide regular email communication to keep you informed of the course’s progress and your child’s work. You’ll be able to see what your son or daughter is working on, gain an understanding of the importance of STEM concepts and get a sneak peek at next week’s project. It's a nice way to celebrate (and share!) your child’s successes.
With our Engineering programs in Pickering, you can expect:
- Hands-on activities that include designing intricate machines with K’NEX® and building structures with LEGO®.
- A state-of-the-art STEM curriculum that arms students with important 21st century skills.
- Collaborative projects that encourage teamwork and help your child learn to work well with others.
- Wrap-up activities after every session that strengthen the ideas learned in class.