In Burlington and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. 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. In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Burlington.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Burlington improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.▼
Skills Fit for the Future
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. It all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
In Burlington, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
- Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.