In Ottawa and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. 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 emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Ottawa can help give your child an edge for the future.

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Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild

At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Ottawa are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. It's a difference we're proud to make.

Essential Life-Long Skills

STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!

In Ottawa, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
  • Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
  • Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.