STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Metairie and beyond. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! 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 value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Find out how your local Sylvan in Metairie can help give your child an edge for the future.
A New Kind of Learning
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results? Kids in Metairie who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s how we can make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
In Metairie, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
- Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
- Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
- Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.