In Columbus 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! Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Columbus can help give your child an edge for the future.
Encouraging Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results don’t lie: kids in Columbus who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
As STEM skills continue to become more relevant, valued and important, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan can help your child get on the right path. 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 kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics & Science: 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.