For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Astoria and beyond. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. 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. Your local Sylvan in Astoria can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
Creative Sessions, 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. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Astoria are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can 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. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. 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. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Astoria Include:
- Robotics: Is there a cooler way to learn than building, programming and animating your very own LEGO® robot?
- Coding: Your child will learn how to create video games, computer animations and mini-stories. Expect lots of high-fives and exciting anecdotes!
- Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, tinkerers and problem solvers. We provide the ideal preparation by helping kids learn how to build simple machines, design amazing bridges and take on other exciting challenges.
- Math Edge: Math is an integral part of any STEM subject, so our program is tailored to make math engaging and exciting than ever before, featuring brain-boosting activities, puzzles and challenges that help kids move their math skills forward.