In Kirkland and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. Our tailored after-school STEM programs focus on engagement and interactivity, enabling kids to get on the right path to a high-demand career — and have a great time doing it! 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. We also emphasize teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, which means kids can make friends while they make progress. Find out how your child can get a real leg up for their future at your local Sylvan in Kirkland.
Creative Sessions, Real Results
At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. As a matter of fact, we work hard to provide welcoming, innovative learning environments where new technology, exciting activities and rewarding challenges come together. The results don’t lie: kids in Kirkland who attend Sylvan improve their confidence and thinking skills, which helps increase potential in the classroom and beyond. That’s just one of many ways we make a difference.▼
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-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means kids don't just have fun and make friends: they can also boost their academic scores and, most importantly, develop the kind of skills needed to succeed in modern career paths. That’s how fun today can lead to success tomorrow.
In Kirkland, Sylvan EDGE Programs Offer:
- 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.