Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Jackson. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Jackson.

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Imagination, Creativity and Real Results

Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. The results don’t lie: kids in Jackson who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the kind of difference we're here to make.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. 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. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Jackson Include:

  • Robotics & Science: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
  • Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.