In Fairfield and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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! Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Fairfield.
Unlocking Young Potential
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Fairfield are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Fairfield:
- Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
- Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
- Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
- Robotics: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.