In Burlington and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Your local Sylvan in Burlington can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
Imagination, Creativity and Real Results
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. 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 speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Burlington gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Burlington:
- Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
- Robotics: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
- Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
- Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.