In Long Beach and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Long Beach.
Encouraging Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about 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. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Long Beach are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. 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. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Your Local Sylvan in Long Beach Provides:
- Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
- Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
- Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
- Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.