In Pickering and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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 provides a unique combination of fun and academic mastery with activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating video games using our cool technology platform, and designing super structures. 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 Pickering can help give your child an edge for the future.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Pickering improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track 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 will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
- Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
- Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
- Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.