Inspire your son or daughter’s imagination with our Engineering programs in Columbia and encourage his or her interest in tinkering with machines and designing and building structures. Not only are our courses educational, but they’re also a fun and and interactive way for your child to learn essential engineering concepts while also putting his or her creativity to good use. Kids work on different projects every week, teaming up with a partner to design and build K’NEX® bridges or complicated LEGO® machines. It’s the ideal way to learn crucial 21st century skills that can have a positive effect in and beyond the classroom!
Build Essential STEM Skills
Not only will your child have a great time constructing and deconstructing models and learning how things work in our Engineering courses in Columbia, but he or she will also develop valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills along the way! Through hands-on exercises and collaboration with classmates, your child will also strengthen his or her problem solving and critical thinking skills. Register today to help set your child up for greater success!▼
A Personal Way to Learn
We ensure a maximum class size of 12 students — and a student-to-teacher ratio of no more than 6:1 — which means you can count on Sylvan to provide the personal attention your son or daughter needs to thrive. We’ll also keep you informed about your child’s projects with regular email communication. You’ll get to see your son or daughter’s creations, find out more about the STEM concepts learned and get a preview of next week’s project. It’s a great way to share and celebrate your child’s success!
With our Engineering programs in Columbia, you can expect:
- Hands-on learning that allows kids to get creative with LEGO® machines and K’NEX® structures.
- A STEM-based curriculum that reflects the growing importance of 21st century skills.
- The fun, camaraderie and teamwork of collaborative projects.
- Wrap-up activities that ensure the session's most important concepts are reinforced.