Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Lake Zurich. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. At your local Sylvan in Lake Zurich, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.
A New Kind of Learning
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Lake Zurich gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
In Lake Zurich, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics & Science: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
- Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.