Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Overland Park. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. 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. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. At your local Sylvan in Overland Park, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. 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 are clear: kids at Sylvan in Overland Park have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
As STEM skills continue to become more relevant, valued and important, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan can help your child get on the right path. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic 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. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
In Overland Park, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Robotics & Science: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
- Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.