In Springfield and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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! 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 emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Your local Sylvan in Springfield can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
Encouraging Imaginations to Soar
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Springfield gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Springfield:
- Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
- Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.