With Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Chicagoland, learning is fun and exciting! Your child will have an amazing time working on a different hands-on project every week, such as constructing cool machines or bridges using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Watch your child’s creativity soar as he or she constructs these complex creations with a partner and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!

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21st Century Programs

It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Chicagoland are fun, but did you know that they also help equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills? Via hands-on projects and collaborative group work, your son or daughter will acquire important critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive impact both inside and outside of the classroom.

Aspiring Engineers Unite!

Whether it’s constructing intricate structures or rebuilding them all over again in order to try out an alternate solution, your son or daughter will be tackling challenges and solving problems just like a real engineer! Through our interactive programs, your aspiring engineer will learn important science, architectural and engineering concepts while powering up his or her imagination and creativity each and every week. Parents won’t be missing out on the fun either: we send regular email communication so you can stay informed of your child’s progress. We also send a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your son or daughter can gear up for what’s next!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Interactive activities, from constructing machines with LEGO® bricks to designing bridges with K’NEX® pieces.
  • A 21st century curriculum that focuses on equipping students with STEM skills.
  • A supportive educational environment, featuring a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per class.
  • Ongoing email communication to keep parents in the loop throughout the program.