In Thornhill and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! 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 value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Your local Sylvan in Thornhill can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
Unlocking Young Potential
At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Thornhill have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
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 programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Thornhill:
- Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
- Robotics & Science: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
- Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
- Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.