Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Markham. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Find out how your local Sylvan in Markham can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Encouraging Imaginations to Soar
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Markham are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the kind of difference we're here to make.▼
Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact
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 — 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, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
Your Local Sylvan in Markham Provides:
- Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
- Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
- Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
- Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.