For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Irvine and beyond. 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. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Irvine.
Unlocking Young Potential
At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than 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 can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Irvine 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 Make a Life-Long Impact
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed 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?
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Irvine:
- 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.