Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek region make learning fun! Your son or daughter will have a great time tackling a new interactive project each week, including building, testing and rebuilding bridges and machines using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Your child will get those creative juices flowing as he or she teams up with a buddy to build these awesome structures and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. It’s an exciting way for your child to solve problems just like an engineer and develop valuable 21st century skills in the process!
An Innovative Education
It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek region are fun, but did you know that they also help equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills? Via hands-on projects and collaborative group work, your son or daughter will acquire important critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive impact both inside and outside of the classroom.▼
Is Your Child a Budding Engineer?
From constructing complex structures to tweaking and rebuilding them in order to test out a better solution, your son or daughter will be solving problems like a real engineer in no time! Our hands-on programs are a fantastic way for your budding inventor to gain a solid grasp of engineering, science and architectural concepts while also igniting his or her imagination and creativity along the way. We also keep parents informed by sending out regular communication, including a recap of each week’s project. We also preview the following week’s project via email so you and your child can get excited for the next session!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek 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.