By registering your child for a Sylvan EDGE program in the Albany, Schenactedy and Troy region, you’re investing in success for the future — and fun for the present! Our unique after-school programs are designed to use exciting activities, small-group work and the coolest cutting edge technology to help kids learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. Find out more about how we can give your child an edge!
Essential Expertise for the Future
Opportunities in STEM career paths are forecast to keep growing, so Sylvan EDGE programs are tailored to explore high-demand skill sets and knowledge, including computer programming, robotics, engineering, logic and problem-solving. It’s the perfect way to ensure your child stays engaged and entertained while on the path to success.▼
Awesome After-School Activities
You’ll discover your local Sylvan in the Albany, Schenactedy and Troy region isn’t just a place for your son or daughter to develop their STEM-based abilities; it’s also the perfect environment to cultivate confidence, build lasting friendships and have a great time working on fun projects. Where else could your son or daughter get the chance to program a LEGO® robot for a friendly competition against classmates—or create his or her very own video game? There's no cooler way to gain tech-focused talents that will be a strong asset in future years.
Our Range of Enrichment Programs Includes:
- Math Edge: Even though math doesn’t exactly have a reputation or being fun, our after-school program does away with the typical boring drills in favor of engaging—and challenging—activities that develop essential math skills your child can apply in the classroom and beyond.
- Coding: Kids love video games and computer animations, making our coding program the perfect way for them to let their imaginations run wild while learning a variety of modern computing techniques. Exciting interactive weekly projects using innovative Tynker™ technology will give your child the opportunity to show off what he or she is learning.
- Engineering: When your child is working on projects like constructing machines that go, go, go out of LEGO and building sprawling bridges with K’NEX, the sky is the limit on fun! That’s just a couple of the creative challenges that will help kids start thinking like real engineers.
- Robotics: Even though building a LEGO® robot is cool enough as it is, your child will get to take things a step further and put real science and engineering concepts to use by bringing his or her creation to life with LEGO®’s award-winning WeDo™ programming software.