In Oxford and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. In fact, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique blend of excitement and academic mastery, whether it's assembling a soaring super structure, coding a LEGO® robot or making an original video game from scratch. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Oxford.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Oxford are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the difference we make.▼
Skills Fit for the Future
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. With our STEM-focused programs in Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge, students learn all about crucial 21st century competencies including computer programming, logic and high-level proficiency in math. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Oxford Include:
- Robotics & Science: 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.