If your son or daughter can't stop tinkering with machines and building new structures, it might be time to register for our Engineering program in Niles. Our sessions focus on fun and friendship, helping kids fire up their creativity as they explore important engineering concepts. Your child will take on an exciting new project in each session, partnering up with a friend to build LEGO® machines or design structurally sound bridges using K’NEX® pieces. It’s a great way to get familiar with 21st century skills that can be used to succeed in the classroom and beyond!
Encourage Crucial STEM Skills
Our Engineering program in Niles is designed so that kids don't only have a great time as they design, build and tinker with cool creations — they also get to grips with crucial STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts along the way! Through collaborative activities and hands-on learning, your child will also be able to strengthen a variety of useful problem solving and critical thinking skills. It's time to help your child gear up for greater success: register today!▼
A Unique Experience
With no more than 12 students in each class — and a maximum 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio — registering your child with Sylvan means he or she will always receive personal attention. We also email parents on a regular basis to make sure they understand what kind of projects their children are working on and how much progress is being made. You’ll be able to stay informed on your child’s progress, the STEM concepts he or she is learning and upcoming projects. In other words, it’s a great way to celebrate your child’s success!
Our Engineering Programs in Niles Cover:
- A STEM curriculum that focuses on critical 21st century competencies.
- Hands-on learning in which students use LEGO® and K'NEX® pieces to design, test and redesign various machines and structures.
- Collaborative projects that help your child gain teamwork skills and make new friends.
- Sessions that end with wrap-up activities to consolidate the concepts learned in class.