STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Mississauga and beyond. 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! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Mississauga.
A New Kind of Learning
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 don’t lie: kids in Mississauga who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
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. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. 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. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!
Your Local Sylvan in Mississauga Provides:
- Robotics & Science: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
- Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.