If your son or daughter is obsessed with building structures and tinkering with gadgets, it's time to learn more about Sylvan's Engineering programs in Algonquin. Kids in our interactive courses have fun, make new friends and demonstrate their creativity while mastering a variety of important engineering concepts. Buddying up with a partner, kids take on a new project each session, such as designing and building one of seven possible bridge types using K’NEX® pieces or constructing a machine with LEGO® bricks. It’s a great way to get familiar with 21st century skills that can be used to succeed in the classroom and beyond!
Build Essential STEM Skills
With our Engineering courses in Algonquin, your child will develop a foundation of basic STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills through fun activities involving experimenting with constructing cool creations. Your son or daughter will also leave with improved critical thinking and problem solving skills thanks to plenty of hands-on, collaborative activities. It's time to help your child gear up for greater success: register today!▼
A Tailored Experience
Since all of our classes have a maximum of 12 students per class, you’re can rest easy knowing your child is getting the personal attention he or she needs to flourish. We also send regular email updates to make sure you know all about the progress your child is making. You’ll learn more about your son or daughter’s handiwork, see which STEM concepts have been covered and enjoy a sneak preview of next week’s project. It’s a fantastic way to celebrate and share your child’s exciting progress and successes!
In Algonquin, our Engineering programs teach:
- Hands-on learning that allows kids to get creative with LEGO® machines and K’NEX® structures.
- A STEM-based curriculum that reflects the growing importance of 21st century skills.
- The fun, camaraderie and teamwork of collaborative projects.
- Wrap-up activities that ensure the session's most important concepts are reinforced.