In Brooklyn and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Brooklyn.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Brooklyn have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That's the difference we make.▼
Skills Fit for the Future
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. 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 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. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
Your Local Sylvan in Brooklyn Provides:
- Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
- Robotics & Science: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
- Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
- Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.