In Hillsborough and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. 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! 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 realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Hillsborough.
Imagination, Creativity and Real Results
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Hillsborough are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the difference we make.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
As STEM skills continue to become more relevant, valued and important, you can rest easy knowing that Sylvan can help your child get on the right path. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.