In Gainesville and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. At your local Sylvan in Gainesville, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

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 focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Gainesville are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the kind of difference we're here to make.

Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

In Gainesville, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: Your child will build robots and confidence with our innovative robotics program in which students construct and program LEGO® robots.
  • Coding: High-fives and exciting stories are the natural result of our coding program, which features super cool projects like designing animations, video games and mini-stories.
  • Engineering: Buildings, bridges and race cars don't design themselves: they need engineers! Your child will enjoy hands-on challenges and learn how to build simple machines.
  • Math Edge: Math is a crucial component of all STEM subjects, so we make it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. In fact, our brain-boosting tasks, puzzles and challenges enable kids to develop math abilities they can use at school and in everyday life.