For people in Alexandria with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future couldn’t be brighter. That’s exactly why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be interactive and exciting — to help kids get on the right track towards high-demand careers — and have fun along the way! Whether it's designing a video game on our innovative technology platform, programming and controlling a LEGO® robot or using advanced engineering principles to build a soaring super structure, it's easy to see how Sylvan EDGE combines academic mastery and fun. Since we also know the importance of teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, our program also empowers to make friends along the way. Find out how your local Sylvan in Alexandria can help give your child an edge for the future.
Giving Imaginations the Tools to Soar
At Sylvan, we don’t believe after-school learning should be about repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Alexandria gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. It's a difference we're proud to make.▼
Skills For Life-Long Success
We understand that STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued — and we know how to empower kids to get on the right path to future success. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. That means kids will be developing skills that will help them succeed in the future—and making lots of friends along the way! That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!
Sylvan EDGE Programs in Alexandria Include:
- Engineering: Things like race cars, bridges, and high rise buildings wouldn’t exist without the problem solving skills of engineers. Your child will have the chance to develop those skills through fun, hands-on challenges like designing simple structures and machines.
- Robotics & Science: Our innovative robotics program is the perfect place for budding engineers to make friends and build confidence while working on critical skills by building and programming their very own LEGO® robot.
- Coding: Signing your child up for our coding program, which is full of cool, interactive projects like creating original video games, mini-stories and computer animations, is guaranteed to lead to lots of interesting stories and high-fives.
- Math Edge: Since math is an important part of every STEM subject, we designed a program to make learning tricky math concepts easier — and more fun — than ever before. Kids will develop problem-solving skills essential for their future success with weekly brainteasers and puzzles.