Our Engineering programs in the Raleigh-Durham region are designed for big time fun! Your child will have a blast diving into a new hands-on project each week, like designing, testing and redesigning machines and bridges using LEGO® bricks or K’NEX® pieces. Your child will get those creative juices flowing as he or she teams up with a buddy to build these awesome structures and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!
An Education Designed for the 21st Century
In addition to offering big-time fun and excitement, Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Raleigh-Durham region also provide your child with opportunities to learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competencies. Through a combination of hands-on learning, teamwork and creative projects, your child will develop valuable critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive difference in school and beyond!▼
Aspiring Engineers Unite!
From designing and building cool structures to tweaking and rebuilding them to test out a different approach, your child will be solving challenges just like a real engineer! Our hands-on programs are a fantastic way for your budding inventor to gain a solid grasp of engineering, science and architectural concepts while also igniting his or her imagination and creativity along the way. Parents can join in on the fun too: we send out regular email communication to keep you in the loop every week. We also send a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your son or daughter can gear up for what’s next!
Here’s what you can expect:
- Immersive projects, ranging from building bridges with K’NEX® pieces to constructing machines with LEGO® bricks.
- STEM-focused learning that will help your child acquire valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized classroom environment, with 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and only 12 students per class maximum.
- Regular emails to keep parents informed of their child’s progress.