The fun begins with Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region. Your child will have a blast diving into a new hands-on project each week, like designing, testing and redesigning machines and bridges using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Watch your child’s creativity reach new heights as he or she builds these cool creations with a buddy and challenges other teams to fun competitions. It’s an innovative way for your child to think and problem-solve just like an engineer while developing crucial 21st century skills along the way!
A 21st Century Education
In addition to offering fun and memorable experiences, our Engineering courses in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region help equip students with vital STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) abilities. Hands-on projects, creative activities and group learning all combine to help your child acquire crucial problem solving and critical thinking skills that can make a lasting impact, both in the classroom and beyond.▼
Aspiring Engineers Unite!
From designing and building cool structures to tweaking and rebuilding them to test out a different approach, your child will be solving challenges just like a real engineer! Our hands-on programs are a fun and innovative way to help your eager inventor understand essential science, architectural and engineering concepts while getting creative and firing up his or her imagination in the process. Parents are kept in the loop through our regular email communication, so you can see your child’s progress and celebrate his or her achievements. We will also provide a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your child can gear up for the next cool activity!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Champaign, Springfield and Decatur region include:
- Hands-on projects, from building machines with LEGO® bricks to constructing complex bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- A STEM-focused curriculum that will equip your child with critical 21st century skills.
- A personal learning environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and a maximum of 12 students per class.
- Regular email communication to keep you informed of your child’s progress.