For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Johnston and beyond. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Johnston.

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Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar

At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. 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 can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Johnston are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That’s how we can make a difference.

Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Johnston Include:

  • Robotics & Science: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
  • Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
  • Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
  • Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.