For people in Whitby with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Find out how your local Sylvan in Whitby can help give your child an edge for the future.
Encouraging Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Whitby gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. 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. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Whitby:
- 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.