An edge in the classroom and beyond is possible for your child when you register for Sylvan EDGE in North Carolina. We know career paths in in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) are in high-demand—and will only continue to grow. We provide after-school STEM programs that make these subjects more engaging, interactive and exciting than ever before. As a result, your son or daughter can get on the right path to future success — and have a great time doing it!
What Makes Our Programs Different?
With our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs, we’ve combined the challenge of academic projects with seriously cool technology for a guaranteed brain boost. Since we know the value of fun, friendship and interaction, we’re also big on collaboration and teamwork. Your child can even bring a friend or sibling along for the ride!▼
Go Further with STEM
STEM is an innovative, cutting-edge area where the brightest minds achieve the most amazing things — and our STEM programs are no different. In fact, with Sylvan EDGE in North Carolina, kids get hands-on experience with a variety of exciting activities, such as designing a video game or programming a working robot to compete against other kids' creations. You can relax knowing your child is building solid friendships and learning skills relevant for the 21st century along the way!
In North Carolina, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:
- Coding: By creating characters, sounds, special effects and animations using innovative Tynker™ technology, our coding program helps kids develop solid problem solving, logic and computational skills. Your child will learn essential skills for turning their ideas into a real video game he or she can play with friends. You’ll also be able to check out your child’s progress with a link to their weekly project.
- Robotics: In each session, your child will team up with a classmate to build a LEGO® robot, having fun and using real science and engineering concepts along the way. Once it’s done, kids will use LEGO® Education’s award-winning WeDo™ software to bring the “bot” to life and enter it into competition against other teams.
- Engineering: Engineers have the ability to change the world—one idea at a time. It’s important to give kids fun experiences with engineering early, so they’ll be inspired to think big later on. Kids will spend time on challenging hands-on activities, such as designing bridges and building simple machines. The theme changes from session to session to keep kids inspired while they experiment with important STEM concepts.
- Math Edge: Our math skills program, which features a fun, interactive environment that encourages math concepts to stick, is a lot more than repetitive drills. The result? Increased confidence, stronger problem-solving skills and plenty of fun and friendship.