The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Bend and beyond. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they learn as well since teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie are also top priorities. At your local Sylvan in Bend, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. As a result, children who attend Sylvan in Bend are able to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to reach their potential in school and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright Future
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! In other words, fun today can translate into success for the future!
In Bend, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Robotics & Science: Your child will be building more than just his or her own working LEGO® robot in our cutting-edge robotics program — building friendships and confidence are also an important part of the package.
- Coding: Our coding program, which gives your child the chance to develop his or her own video game and computer animations, will guarantee kids leave with plenty of exciting stories to tell.
- Engineering: If skyscrapers, bridges and race cars are going to continue to be a reality, the world needs the imagination and problem-solving skills of engineers. With fun, hands-on challenges, your child will develop a range of skills essential for his or her future.
- Math Edge: Every STEM subject starts in the same place — with core math concepts. That’s why we’ve designed our program to make math more fun and interesting than you ever thought possible. Strengthening essential problem solving skills is easy with brainteasers, puzzles and regular proficiency challenges.