The fun begins with Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Raleigh-Durham region. Your child will love getting hands on with a different project every week, like building, testing and modifying a machine or bridge using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity flourish and confidence soar as he or she teams up with a partner to build these cool structures and participates in fun games and friendly competitions with other students. Your child will be solving problems just like an engineer in no time — and developing vital 21st century skills too!

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21st Century Programs

It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Raleigh-Durham region are fun, but did you know that they also help equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills? Via hands-on projects and collaborative group work, your son or daughter will acquire important critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive impact both inside and outside of the classroom.

Aspiring Engineers Unite!

From building sophisticated structures to testing, deconstructing and redesigning them all over again with a better solution, your child will be thinking and problem solving like a real engineer! Through our interactive programs, your aspiring engineer will learn important science, architectural and engineering concepts while powering up his or her imagination and creativity each and every week. Parents won’t be missing out on the fun either: we send regular email communication so you can stay informed of your child’s progress. We’ll also send a sneak peek of next week’s project so your family can get excited for the next activity!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Interactive activities, from constructing machines with LEGO® bricks to designing bridges with K’NEX® pieces.
  • A 21st century curriculum that focuses on equipping students with STEM skills.
  • A supportive educational environment, featuring a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per class.
  • Ongoing email communication to keep parents in the loop throughout the program.