In Richland and beyond, the future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Richland.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. We developed our after-school programs to offer innovative learning environments that use the latest technology to combine fun activities with rewarding challenges. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Richland have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one way we make a difference.▼
Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. 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. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- 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.