In Washington and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. 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. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Washington.
Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Washington are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. 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 all means kids who attend don't only make new friends and have a good time: they develop the kind of skills that are critical to success in modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
Your Local Sylvan in Washington Provides:
- 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.