In Boardman and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! In fact, Sylvan EDGE's combination of fun and academic mastery is unique, whether it's designing a video game from scratch, coding a LEGO® robot or engineering seriously cool super structures. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in Boardman.

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Encouraging Imaginations to Soar

You won't find boring tasks or repetitive drills at Sylvan's after-school programs. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Boardman have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s just part of the different we can make.

Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again

STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. 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 how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Boardman:

  • 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: 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.