With Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Alexandria Region, learning is fun and exciting! Your child will love getting hands on with a different project every week, like building, testing and modifying a machine or bridge using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity flourish and confidence soar as he or she teams up with a partner to build these cool structures and participates in fun games and friendly competitions with other students. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!
A Real-World Education
Our Engineering courses in the Alexandria 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!▼
Is There an Aspiring Engineer in Your Family?
From building sophisticated structures to testing, deconstructing and redesigning them all over again with a better solution, your child will be thinking and problem solving like a real engineer! Our hands-on programs are a fun and innovative way to help your eager inventor understand essential science, architectural and engineering concepts while getting creative and firing up his or her imagination in the process. We also get parents in on the fun by providing regular email communication to fill you in on the cool new projects your child worked on each week. We will also provide a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your child can gear up for the next cool activity!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Alexandria Region include:
- Cool, interactive projects that feature building machines with LEGO® bricks to designing a variety of bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- STEM-based learning that focuses on teaching valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized educational environment, with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per session.
- Regular emails throughout the program to keep parents informed.