STEM skills — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important for career success in Philadelphia and beyond. For that reason, we provide after-school STEM programs that are not only engaging and interactive, but help kids prepare for growing, high-demand careers — and have a blast at the same time! 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. 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 Philadelphia, your child can get an edge for the future: find out more today.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

At Sylvan, we aim to make after-school learning about more than frustrating, repetitive drills. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Philadelphia 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 Pay Off in the Long Run

There's no question that STEM skills are becoming more important than ever before, and you can count on Sylvan to help your child get the path to success. Our Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge programs are STEM-focused with emphasis on computer programming, logic and advanced math — all essential competencies for the 21st century. It means kids get to have a blast, make new friends and enhance their academic scores as they gain the skills for modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!

Our EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
  • Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.