In Edwardsville and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Your local Sylvan in Edwardsville can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results? Kids in Edwardsville who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just one way we make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!
In Edwardsville, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Robotics & Science: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
- Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.