In Cookeville and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. 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. From creating video games and programming LEGO® robots to engineering intricate super structures, Sylvan EDGE provides a unique range of challenges that combine fun with academic achievement. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Find out how your local Sylvan in Cookeville can help you give your child’s future a real leg up.

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A New Kind of Learning

At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results speak for themselves: attending Sylvan in Cookeville improves confidence and problem-solving skills for the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.

Critical Skills for Continued Success

Put your child on the road to success by helping them focus on in-demand STEM skills at Sylvan. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. In other words, it isn't only a good time today: it's the ideal preparation for a better future!

Sylvan EDGE Programs in Cookeville Offer:

  • Robotics & Science: Robot building, friendship building, confidence building… It's all here. In fact, programming and animating LEGO® robots is a great challenge for future coders.
  • Coding: Smiles and high-fives follow when you register your child for our coding program. He or she can expect cool projects like designing video games, creating mini-stories and making computer animations.
  • Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves, so we prepare budding engineers with a variety of hands-on challenges, such as building working prototypes and designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Math is part of every STEM subject, and our program makes it more interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever. It includes stimulating activities that help kids hone strong problem-solving skills that are practical in and beyond the classroom.