For people in Brentwood with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. 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. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Brentwood can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. 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 Brentwood are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. It all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
In Brentwood, Sylvan EDGE Programs 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.