For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Anchorage and beyond. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Anchorage.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than 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 are clear: kids at Sylvan in Anchorage 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 kind of difference we're here to make.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
As STEM skills continue to become more relevant, valued and important, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan can help your child get on the right path. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Anchorage:
- Robotics: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
- Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
- Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
- Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.