In Brantford and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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 designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Brantford.
Unlocking Young Potential
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Brantford are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. 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. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!
In Brantford, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.