For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Bakersfield and beyond. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! 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. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Find out how your local Sylvan in Bakersfield can help give your child an edge for the future.
A New Kind of Learning
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Bakersfield 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.▼
Skills For Life-Long Success
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?
In Bakersfield, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
- Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.