For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Knoxville and beyond. That's why we've tailored our after-school STEM programs to be engaging and interactive, helping kids get on the right path for high-demand careers — and have a blast 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 realize the importance of collaboration and camaraderie, so we encourage kids to work together and make new friendships as they gain new skills and knowledge. Find out how your local Sylvan in Knoxville can help give your child an edge for the future.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results? Kids in Knoxville who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Skills Fit for the Future
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. Our STEM programs — including Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — explore vital 21st century competencies such as logic, programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will have fun and make friends while also developing skills that will help them succeed in a range of modern career paths. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
Look to Your Local Sylvan in Knoxville For:
- Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
- Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
- Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
- Robotics: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.