In Vaughan and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Vaughan.
Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results don’t lie: kids in Vaughan who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Vaughan:
- 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: 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.