In Gilbert 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 offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. 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 edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Gilbert.
Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Gilbert gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. 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. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Gilbert Offer:
- 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.