In Anchorage and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Your local Sylvan in Anchorage can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
Unlocking Young Potential
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Anchorage are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That’s how we can 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 won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Anchorage:
- Robotics: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
- Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.