In Ann Arbor and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Ann Arbor.

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Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild

At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Ann Arbor are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That’s just one way we make a difference.

Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact

Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

In Ann Arbor, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:

  • Robotics: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
  • Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
  • Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
  • Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.