In Paducah and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. 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 programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Paducah.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. 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 Paducah have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant 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. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
In Paducah, Sylvan EDGE Programs 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: 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.