For people in Birmingham with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. 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. Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. At your local Sylvan in Birmingham, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar

At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Birmingham have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact

There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!

Our EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
  • Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
  • Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.