In Cedar Falls and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Cedar Falls, so find out more today.

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Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild

At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. As a result, those who attend Sylvan in Cedar Falls have the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed to excel in school and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.

Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact

STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Cedar Falls Offer:

  • Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
  • Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
  • Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
  • Robotics & Science: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.