In Florissant and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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! From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Florissant.
Inspiring Imaginations to Run Wild
At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Florissant are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
STEM-based skills are among the most highly valued in the classroom and beyond, and you can make sure your child gets on the path to success with Sylvan. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Your Local Sylvan in Florissant Provides:
- Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
- Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
- Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
- Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.