STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Plainfield and beyond. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Find out how your local Sylvan in Plainfield can help give your child an edge for the future.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

At Sylvan, we firmly believe that after-school learning has to offer more than just repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Plainfield improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.

Skills For Life-Long Success

STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. 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, fun today can translate into success for the future!

In Plainfield, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • 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.