Computer programming becomes more fun than ever before when you choose Sylvan’s Coding for Kids courses in the Portland region! Using innovative, kid-friendly technology, our hands-on programs equip students with important technical and creative skills they can put to use in the classroom and beyond. Your child will feel an amazing sense of accomplishment as he or she learns how to program, design and animate his or her own video game that can be shared and played with friends (talk about cool!).

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Teaching Tomorrow's Problem Solvers

Our EDGE programs are designed for the 21st century, focusing on important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills that your son or daughter can use at school and carry forward into adulthood. For kids with creativity, imagination and a passion for technology, our Coding for Kids courses provide the ideal platform to explore, experiment, learn and have fun all at the same time! Register for Coding for Kids in the Portland region today and make sure your computer whiz gets on the right track.

Blast into Big Fun with Sylvan

Interaction, engagement and motivation are the name of the game with our game design courses. Not only will your child develop vital 21st century skills, but he or she will also build confidence by working toward a goal each week. Each session has a distinct objective and outcome, and includes a wrap-up activity, so your child will reinforce the skills he or she learned and feel accomplished at the end of each class. In addition, we provide a link to your child’s programming project, letting you be a part of the exciting progress and share the accomplishment with the whole family.

Your Child Will Have a Fantastic Time:

  • Developing skills that will put him or her on the road to success, like problem solving, logic and physics
  • Learning to use innovative Tynker™ technology to design and create characters, animations, sounds and special effects
  • Creating stories that will lead to an exciting final project: an original video game that he or she can actually play with friends!
  • Collaborating with fellow students and making friendships that will last a lifetime!