For people in Kansas City with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. 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! 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. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your local Sylvan in Kansas City can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
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. In fact, our after-school programs offer innovative learning environments that combine fun activities, rewarding challenges and the latest technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Kansas City gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.▼
Skills For Life-Long Success
We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. 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. 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 just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Kansas City Offer:
- 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.