In Beaverton and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Find out how your local Sylvan in Beaverton can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Beaverton are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
Skills That Can Be Used Time and Again
We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed 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 Beaverton:
- 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.