The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Hamilton and beyond. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Hamilton can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Unlocking Young Potential
At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than 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 speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Hamilton gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
- Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
- Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
- Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.