Registering your child for a Sylvan EDGE program in the Portland region means you’re committed to investing in their future success without sacrificing fun! Our unique after-school programs are designed to use exciting activities, small-group work and the coolest cutting edge technology to help kids learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. Learn more about how we can give your child the challenges he or she needs to get ahead!
Fundamental Skills for the Future
STEM-based career paths are on the rise, so Sylvan EDGE programs are specifically tailored to focus on developing in-demand skills in computer programming, robotics, engineering, logic and problem-solving. The combination of entertainment and education is a great way to ensure your child stays engaged and on the path to future success.▼
The Coolest After-School Activities
You'll find that your local Sylvan in the Portland region isn't just a place where children develop valuable STEM skills; it's also where confidence grows, friendships are made and kids have a blast working on fun projects. Where else could your little one program a LEGO® robot with a buddy and enter it in a friendly competition with other teams — or design, create and play his or her very own video game? Developing tech-focused skills has never been cooler.
Our Range of Enrichment Programs Includes:
- Coding: Since kids love video games and computer animations, our coding program is not only relevant, but it’s also a great way to foster creativity through a variety of modern computing techniques. Weekly projects, using innovative Tynker™ technology, are a great way for your child to show off his or her exciting progress.
- Engineering: Whether your child is constructing soaring bridges with K’NEX® or building working machines with LEGO®, the fun never stops! Creative projects like these and more encourage kids to think like real engineers.
- Robotics: As if building a LEGO® robot wasn’t cool enough, your child will also have the chance to put real science and engineering concepts to use by bringing his or her creation to life using LEGO® Education’s award-winning WeDo™ programming software.
- Math Edge: Despite math having a reputation for not being the most exciting subject, our after-school program can offer an alternative to the boring drills and exercises with plenty of challenging—and fun—activities that will help your child thrive in the classroom and beyond.