Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Peoria. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track 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. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Peoria.

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Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher

At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Peoria are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. With our STEM-focused programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge, students learn all about crucial 21st century competencies including computer programming, logic and high-level proficiency in math. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.

In Peoria, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
  • Robotics & Science: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
  • Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
  • Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.