Brentwood eXtracurricular center gives kids hands-on learning

(Photo: WKRN)

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new learning center in Brentwood is incorporating robots, space and video games into math and science lessons.

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

Students from kindergarten to eighth grade meet at eXtracurricular, on Westgate Circle, and work in groups to solve problems outside of the traditional school classroom.

Julie and John Bryant graduated from Vanderbilt, and have been working with children in Williamson County since 2008. They came up with the “eXtracurricular” idea because they felt like hands-on science was getting pushed to the side.

“That’s where our workforce is headed and so I wanted to provide kids with that extra opportunity to be more hands-on with those materials,” said John.

The Bryants believe getting an early start is the key to success in an increasingly technological society. They want to help kids learn to enjoy subjects they may not have enjoyed before.

To learn how to enroll in classes at eXtracurricular, click here.

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