In Appomattox and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. That's why our after-school STEM programs are specifically designed to be interactive and engaging, enabling kids to lay the groundwork for growing career paths — and have a great time while they do so! Sylvan EDGE mixes fun and academic mastery with challenges like engineering super structures, programming LEGO® robots and designing original video games. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Appomattox, so find out more today.

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Unlocking Young Potential

At Sylvan, after-school learning isn’t just about frustrating, repetitive drills and tasks. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. The results? Kids in Appomattox who attend Sylvan are better equipped in and out of the classroom with increased confidence and critical thinking skills. That’s just one way we make a difference.

Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact

At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. That means kids won’t only have fun and make friends: they’ll also improve their test scores, and develop skills for success in a variety of modern career paths. In other words, having fun today can help your child do better in the future!

Our Range of EDGE Programs in Appomattox:

  • Robotics: 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.