Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Sycamore. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Sycamore, so find out more today.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Sycamore are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. 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. 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. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Sycamore Offer:
- 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.