The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Castro Valley and beyond. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. 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. Find out how your local Sylvan in Castro Valley can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild
At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just 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 speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Castro Valley gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
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-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. 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. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!
In Castro Valley, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- 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.