Our Engineering programs in the Knoxville region are designed for big time fun! Your child will love getting hands on with a different project every week, like building, testing and modifying a machine or bridge using K’NEX® pieces or LEGO® bricks. Watch your child’s creativity reach new heights as he or she builds these cool creations with a buddy and challenges other teams to fun competitions. It’s a novel way for your son or daughter to develop critical 21st century skills while solving problems just like an engineer!
An Innovative Education
In addition to offering big-time fun and excitement, Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Knoxville region also provide your child with opportunities to learn important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competencies. Through a combination of hands-on learning, teamwork and creative projects, your child will develop valuable critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive difference in school and beyond!▼
Is There an Aspiring Engineer in Your Family?
From constructing multifaceted structures to testing and rebuilding them in order to try out a different solution, your son or daughter will be taking on challenges just like a real engineer! Our hands-on programs are a fun and innovative way to help your eager inventor understand essential science, architectural and engineering concepts while getting creative and firing up his or her imagination in the process. Parents can join in on the fun too: we send out regular email communication to keep you in the loop every week. We will also provide a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your child can gear up for the next cool activity!
Here’s what you can expect:
- Practical, hands-on projects that range from designing machines using LEGO® bricks to building different bridge types with K’NEX® pieces.
- A 21st century education designed to equip your child with STEM skills.
- An intimate classroom setting, including a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and no more than 12 students per class.
- Weekly email communication to keep parents involved and informed.