For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Salinas and beyond. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! 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 like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Salinas, so find out more today.
Unlocking Young Potential
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. The results don’t lie: kids in Salinas who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — teach essential skills for the 21st century, like computer programming, logic and advanced math. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
In Salinas, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- 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.