For kids who love to build structures and figure out how things work, our Engineering programs in Chesapeake might be just the thing they need to keep their imaginations engaged. Kids in our interactive courses have fun, make new friends and demonstrate their creativity while mastering a variety of important engineering concepts. Your child will pair up with a buddy to work on exciting new projects each week, such as making a LEGO® machine or constructing one of the world’s seven bridge types out of K’NEX® pieces. There’s no better way for your child to develop 21st century competencies he or she will need for success in the classroom and beyond!
Developing Critical STEM Skills
With our Engineering courses in Chesapeake, learning valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is a blast with activities that involve constructing and deconstructing building models and tinkering with gadgets. Through collaborative activities and hands-on learning, your child will also be able to strengthen a variety of useful problem solving and critical thinking skills. Make sure your child is set up for success: register today!▼
Classes Tailored to Your Child’s Needs
We ensure a maximum class size of 12 students — and a student-to-teacher ratio of no more than 6:1 — which means you can count on Sylvan to provide the personal attention your son or daughter needs to thrive. We’ll also keep you up to date with your child’s progress with regular emails about projects and activities. You’ll get to see what your son or daughter created, understand which STEM concepts were explored and take a look at the next session's theme. What better way to share and celebrate your child’s success?
In Chesapeake, our Engineering programs teach:
- A contemporary STEM curriculum that helps students develop valuable 21st century skill sets.
- An emphasis on hands-on learning, such as designing, testing and rebuilding creations using LEGO® and K’NEX® pieces.
- Projects that focus on teamwork and foster camaraderie.
- Wrap-up activities that reinforce the concepts covered in each session.