Modern skills in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — are increasingly important when it comes to career success in and beyond Kingsport. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. We also believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie and encourage kids to make friends along the way. Learn how your child can gain a valuable edge for the future when he or she attends your local Sylvan in Kingsport.
Empowering Imaginations to Soar
Our after-school programs are far removed from repetitive drills, frustrating tasks and other outdated methods. 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 don’t lie: kids in Kingsport who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. It's a difference we're proud to make.▼
Skills For Life-Long Success
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. That's why our STEM programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore areas like programming, logic, math proficiency and other critical 21st century competencies. 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, fun today can translate into success for the future!
Our EDGE Programs Include:
- Robotics: 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.