For people with skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — the future is bright in Lynchburg and beyond. That’s why we’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to be fun and engaging while encouraging kids to stay on track towards in-demand careers. Whether it's building a super structure using engineering principles, programming a seriously cool LEGO® robot or creating an original video game, you can expect Sylvan EDGE to combine fun and academic mastery in a completely unique way. Because we also focus on teamwork, kids are encouraged to make new friends and collaborate while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Lynchburg.
Empowering Imaginations to Fly Higher
At Sylvan, we believe after-school learning should be about a lot more than repetitive drills and frustrating tasks. In fact, we offer after-school learning environments that innovatively combine rewarding activities, exciting challenges and the very latest learning technology. The results are clear: kids at Sylvan in Lynchburg have the opportunity to reach their potential by developing the skills — and confidence — they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. That’s how we can make a difference.▼
Essential Life-Long Skills
At Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right path with highly valued STEM skills. We designed our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — to develop critical 21st century skills like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids do more than have fun and make friends: they boost their academic abilities and learn all about the type of skills needed in modern career paths. In other words, a fun time today could mean greater achievements tomorrow!
In Lynchburg, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- Coding: Expect lots of exciting stories and high-fives when you sign your child up for our coding program, which is packed full of engaging projects like coming up with original stories to turn into video games and computer animations.
- Robotics: With our cutting-edge robotics program, your child will have a blast building robots, as well as confidence and friendships. There’s no better challenge for young engineers than programming and bringing to life their own LEGO® robots.
- Engineering: What is one thing race cars and bridges have in common? To be built, they need dreamers and problem solvers — also known as engineers! In our engineering program, your child will take on the same types of challenges as real world engineers.
- Math Edge: Math is the foundation of every STEM subject, so we developed a program that makes learning core concepts more engaging and interesting than ever before. Activities including brainteasers, puzzles and proficiency challenges help kids hone problem-solving skills that will serve them well in the classroom and beyond.