The fun begins with Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Anchorage region. Your child will have a blast diving into a new hands-on project each week, like designing, testing and redesigning machines and bridges using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Your child’s creativity will soar to new levels as he or she works with a buddy to put together these unique creations and challenges other students to friendly games and competitions. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!
21st Century Programs
Our Engineering programs in the Anchorage region don’t just offer big-time excitement: they also help equip your son or daughter with essential STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. Through interactive projects, teamwork and creative activities, your child will learn crucial problem solving and critical thinking skills that can make a lasting impact in school and beyond!▼
Calling all Budding Engineers
From building sophisticated structures to testing, deconstructing and redesigning them all over again with a better solution, your child will be thinking and problem solving like a real engineer! Our practical, hands-on courses are an amazing way for your budding inventor to understand important science, engineering and architectural concepts while also using his or her imagination and creativity. We also keep parents informed by sending out regular communication, including a recap of each week’s project. In addition, we’ll provide a sneak peek of the next week’s project so the whole family can get excited for the next fun project!
Here’s what you can expect:
- Cool, interactive projects that feature building machines with LEGO® bricks to designing a variety of bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- STEM-based learning that focuses on teaching valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized educational environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per session.
- Regular emails throughout the program to keep parents informed.