Our Engineering courses in the Rockford region offer an unforgettable experience! Each and every week, your child will dive into a cool new project, such as designing, building and testing a machine or bridge using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Watch your child’s creativity take flight as he or she builds these complex structures with a partner and participates in fun games and friendly challenges against other teams. It’s an exciting way for your child to solve problems just like an engineer and develop valuable 21st century skills in the process!
A Real-World Education
It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Rockford region 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.▼
Is There an Aspiring Engineer in Your Family?
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! 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 can also have fun learning about the cool new things students learned in class through our regular email communication. We also preview the following week’s project via email so you and your child can get excited for the next session!
Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Rockford region provide:
- Cool, interactive projects that feature building machines with LEGO® bricks to designing a variety of bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- STEM-based learning that focuses on teaching valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized educational environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per session.
- Regular emails throughout the program to keep parents informed.