In Billings and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Billings.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
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. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Billings are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Skills That Have a Life-Long Impact
STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right 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. 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. In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Billings:
- Robotics: Building, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the ideal prep for budding technicians.
- Coding: Comes complete with cool, interactive projects like creating animations, mini-stories and even video games.
- Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, problem solvers and tinkerers, so we provide hands-on challenges from building simple machines to designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Our brain-boosting puzzles, activities, brainteasers and projects are designed to help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use throughout their lives.