For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Long Beach 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. From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Long Beach.
Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher
At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Long Beach gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.▼
Critical Skills for Continued Success
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. 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. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of 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 EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.