Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region make learning fun! Your son or daughter will have a great time tackling a new interactive project each week, including building, testing and rebuilding bridges and machines using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Your child’s creativity will soar to new levels as he or she works with a buddy to put together these unique creations and challenges other students to friendly games and competitions. It’s an exciting way for your child to solve problems just like an engineer and develop valuable 21st century skills in the process!
An Education Designed for the 21st Century
Our Engineering courses in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region aren’t just big on excitement: they’re also a great way to equip your child with important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts. Through three-dimensional learning, collaborative group activities and creative exercises, your child will also develop vital problem solving skills and critical thinking abilities that can make a big impact in the classroom and beyond!▼
Aspiring Engineers Unite!
From figuring out how to design complex structures to testing and tweaking them in order to come up with an improved solution, your child will be tackling problems just like a real engineer! Through our interactive programs, your aspiring engineer will learn important science, architectural and engineering concepts while powering up his or her imagination and creativity each and every week. Parents won’t be missing out on the fun either: we send regular email communication so you can stay informed of your child’s progress. We also send a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your son or daughter can gear up for what’s next!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region include:
- Hands-on projects, from building machines with LEGO® bricks to constructing complex bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- A STEM-focused curriculum that will equip your child with critical 21st century skills.
- A personal learning environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and a maximum of 12 students per class.
- Regular email communication to keep you informed of your child’s progress.