In American Fork and all over the world, those with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well placed to build successful careers. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-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. In addition, we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie, which means students use teamwork and meet new friends while they progress. Find out how your child can get a real edge for the future at your local Sylvan in American Fork.
Imagination, Creativity and Real Results
At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. In fact, our after-school programs focus on providing innovative learning opportunities through challenges that are both fun and rewarding. The results don’t lie: kids in American Fork who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the kind of difference we're here to make.▼
The Right Skills for a Bright 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. 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. Simply put, having a good time today could be the key to helping your child do better in the future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in American Fork Include:
- 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.