The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Tuscaloosa and beyond. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Tuscaloosa.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating 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. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Tuscaloosa are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will have fun and make friends while also developing skills that will help them succeed in a range of modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Our Range of EDGE Programs in Tuscaloosa:

  • Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
  • Robotics & Science: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
  • Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
  • Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.