In Sarasota and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! 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. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Sarasota.

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Imagination, Creativity and Real Results

You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Sarasota 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 For Life-Long Success

STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. 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. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Sarasota:

  • Robotics: Building, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the ideal prep for budding technicians.
  • Coding: Comes complete with cool, interactive projects like creating animations, mini-stories and even video games.
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, problem solvers and tinkerers, so we provide hands-on challenges from building simple machines to designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Our brain-boosting puzzles, activities, brainteasers and projects are designed to help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use throughout their lives.