In Semmes and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. 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! Sylvan EDGE provides a unique combination of fun and academic mastery with activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating video games using our cool technology platform, and designing super structures. 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 child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Semmes.
Imagination, Creativity and Real Results
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Semmes are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That’s just part of the different we can make.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. It all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.