In Springfield and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast doing it! 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. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Springfield.

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Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. 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 are clear: kids at Sylvan in Springfield have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.

Skills Fit for the Future

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.

Your Local Sylvan in Springfield Provides:

  • 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.