In Homewood and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Homewood.

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Empowering Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Homewood gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.

Skills Fit for the Future

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will have fun and make friends while also developing skills that will help them succeed in a range of modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Homewood Offer:

  • Robotics & Science: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
  • Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
  • Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.