For people in Lee's Summit with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! 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 believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Find out how your local Sylvan in Lee's Summit can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. The results don’t lie: kids in Lee's Summit who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Skills Fit for the Future
There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Our Range of EDGE Programs in Lee's Summit:
- 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.