In Birmingham and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! 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. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Birmingham.

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Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar

At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Birmingham 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.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

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 — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

Look to Your Local Sylvan in Birmingham For:

  • Robotics: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
  • Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
  • Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
  • Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.