By registering your child in a Sylvan EDGE program in the Birmingham, Anniston and Tuscaloosa region you’re making sure investing in their future success is fun. That's because we've tailored our after-school programs to not only focus on critical 21st century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills, but also emphasize exciting activities, small-group work and the coolest new technology. Find out how we can help challenge your child and give them the edge they need!
Seriously Cool After-School Activities
In the Birmingham, Anniston and Tuscaloosa region, your local Sylvan is not only a place where your child can cultivate valuable STEM skills; it’s also a place for developing confidence, making new friends and working on fun projects. Where else could your little one program a LEGO® robot with a buddy and enter it in a friendly competition with other teams — or design, create and play his or her very own video game? There’s no better way to develop tech-focused skills that will enhance future opportunities.
Programs We Offer in the Birmingham, Anniston and Tuscaloosa region:
- Coding: Kids love video games and computer animations, so our coding program isn't only relevant — it's a great way to capture budding imaginations, nurture creativity and focus on a variety of modern computing techniques. Using innovative Tynker™ technology, your child will work on interactive weekly projects that you can share to show off his or her exciting progress.
- Robotics & Science: Building a LEGO® robot is already cool, but the real magic happens — and the real science and engineering concepts come into play — when your child brings his or her creation to life using LEGO® Education's award-winning WeDo™ programming software.
- Engineering: Whether your child is constructing machines that go, go, go with LEGO® or building soaring bridges with K’NEX®, the sky’s the limit on fun! These creative challenges get kids to think like real engineers.
- Math Edge: Math may not always be thought of as a fun subject, but with our after-school program you can say goodbye to boring drills and hello to fun activities, challenging projects and a host advanced math skills that can be applied in the classroom and beyond.