STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Ottawa 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. Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Ottawa.
Creative Sessions, Real Results
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Ottawa have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.▼
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. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. 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, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
- Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
- Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
- Robotics: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.