With Sylvan’s Engineering programs in the Washington, DC region, learning is fun and exciting! 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. Your child will get those creative juices flowing as he or she teams up with a buddy to build these awesome structures and challenges other teams to friendly games and competitions. It’s a fantastic way for your son or daughter to tackle challenges just like an engineer and acquire important 21st century skills along the way!
A Real-World Education
It’s no secret that Sylvan’s Engineering courses in the Washington, DC region are fun, but did you know that they also help equip your child with valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills? Via hands-on projects and collaborative group work, your son or daughter will acquire important critical thinking and problem solving abilities that can make a positive impact both inside and outside of the classroom.▼
Think Like a Real Engineer!
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 practical, hands-on courses are an amazing way for your budding inventor to understand important science, engineering and architectural concepts while also using his or her imagination and creativity. We also keep parents informed by sending out regular communication, including a recap of each week’s project. We also send a preview of the upcoming week’s project so you and your son or daughter can gear up for what’s next!
Here’s what our Engineering programs in the Washington, DC region include:
- Immersive projects, ranging from building bridges with K’NEX® pieces to constructing machines with LEGO® bricks.
- STEM-focused learning that will help your child acquire valuable 21st century skills.
- A personalized classroom environment, with 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio and only 12 students per class maximum.
- Regular emails to keep parents informed of their child’s progress.