In Niles and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. 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. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. See how your child can get a head-start on a great future at your nearby Sylvan in Niles.

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A New Kind of Learning

At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. Our after-school programs are specially designed to provide unique learning opportunities that combine engaging activities with rewarding challenges using the newest technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Niles gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.

Skills Fit for the Future

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. What better way for your child to have a great time now while building a foundation for success in the future?

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Niles Include:

  • Robotics & Science: Building, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the ideal prep for budding technicians.
  • Coding: Comes complete with cool, interactive projects like creating animations, mini-stories and even video games.
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, problem solvers and tinkerers, so we provide hands-on challenges from building simple machines to designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Our brain-boosting puzzles, activities, brainteasers and projects are designed to help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use throughout their lives.