The future is bright for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Kent and beyond. Our after-school STEM programs have been tailored to keep kids engaged and having a great time while on the path towards high-demand careers. Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Your local Sylvan in Kent can help give your child’s future an edge—find out how today.
A New Kind of Learning
At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. In fact, we provide innovative after-school learning environments where the latest educational technology, fun activities and rewarding challenges make learning stick. The results speak for themselves: kids who attend Sylvan in Kent gain the confidence and thinking skills to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's the lasting difference we can make.▼
Skills That Make a Life-Long Impact
STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and with Sylvan, you can help your child get on the right track to success. Our STEM-based programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — zero in on important 21st century competencies like advanced math, logic and computer programming. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.
Included in Sylvan EDGE Programs in Kent:
- Robotics: Your child can build robots, friendships and confidence with our cutting-edge robotics program. In fact, creating, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the perfect challenge for budding engineers.
- Coding: Expect plenty of high-fives and exciting anecdotes when you register your child for our coding program, which comes complete with cool, interactive projects like building video games, developing mini-stories and creating computer animations.
- Engineering: Race cars and bridges don’t build themselves. They need dreamers. Problem solvers. Tinkerers ... In other words, engineers! Your child will take on fun, hands-on challenges, such as building simple machines or designing amazing bridges.
- Math Edge: Math forms an important part of every STEM subject, so we offer a program that makes math more engaging, interactive and exciting (yes, really!) than ever before. Our brain-boosting activities — including puzzles, brainteasers and other fun proficiency challenges — help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use in school and beyond.