In Irvine and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. 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 Irvine.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results? Kids in Irvine who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just one way we make a difference.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!
In Irvine, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Robotics: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
- Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.