STEM Courses

Learn Playfully and Creatively


News, Work Shop and Event information

2019-2020 Afterschool Program starts from 9/2 (Mon).

Afterschool Program is receiving applications.


Open house and free trial lesson:  From Monday to Saturday

Please let us know programs you’re registering.

Course Details

Z-kai Learning Lab STEM Courses are uniquely designed to acquire the 21st century core skills and cross-curricular knowledge. We provide exciting experiences to enhance intellectual curiosity with our latest STEM curriculum that develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.


1. STEM & Literacy (Age 9-11)

“Read and Create”

Reading books carefully and creating own stories with our uniquely crafted STEM materials help students improve their literacy, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students will develop both literacy and interests in STEM topics.


2. Scratch Special (Age 9-11)

“Creative learning cycles with cross-curricular knowledge”

Students learn basic programming concepts while they play with Scratch programming language, by creating own stories, games and music. Through Scratch programming projects and other exciting cross-curricular activities, they relate programming to the real world and enhance creative thinking in our creative learning cycles.


3. Robotics Basic (Age 9-11)

“Playful learning with LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0”

Z-kai’s original curriculum with LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 gives exciting, fun and inspirational learning experiences by assembling and building own creations. They acquire creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.


4. Robotics STEAM(Age 10-12)

“Cutting-edge STEM curriculum, LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime”

LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime is the most recent and exciting addition to STEM field. Students will be excited to experience assembling, coding and engineering through the Latest STEM curriculum. They acquire creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.


5. Robotics Advanced (Age 11-13)

“Build robots and show ideas with LEGO® Education Mindstorms® EV3”

Students develop mathematical and engineering process while controlling multiple motors and sensors in Z-kai’s curriculum with LEGO® Education Mindstorms® EV3. Students learn multiple approaches to solve problems and to make their ideas real.


6. Coding(Age 12+)

“Design and make ideas happen”

Design and develop own iOS App or learn Java Coding skills in cross-curricular environment.



4. Zoom-Up Math (Age 9+)

“Learn mathematics, the Japanese way”

Zoom-Up Math Course is tailored to develop students’ mathematical thinking, problem solving and explanation skills that are necessary for their future success in STEM. This course is based on our successful and proven math contents that challenge students to apply mathematical concepts. It develops deeper understanding of mathematics and gets them prepared for algebra and geometry in middle school.

Course Schedule

2020 Summer Program (July and August)

(July and August, all courses are for 5 days unless specified)

We will let you know about 2020 Summer Program in January 2020.

  • Schedule: 7/6/2020 – 8/28/2020
  • Time Table: 9:00am-12:30am & 1:30pm-5:00pm


2019-2020 Afterschool Program

 (September 2019 to June 2020 unless specified)

STEM & Literacy

Saturday (10:30 am-12:30 pm)  *Available soon


Scratch Special

Tuesday (1:30 pm-3:30 pm)


Robotics Basic

Tuesday (1:30 pm-3:30 pm)

Thursday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm)

Saturday (1:30 pm-3:30 pm)


Robotics Advanced

Tuesday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm)

Wednesday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm)

Friday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm) *Available soon


Java Script Coding

Monday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm) 


Zoom-Up Math for Grade 4th

Tuesday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm) *Available soon


Zoom-Up Math for Grade 5th

Tuesday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm) *Available soon

Friday (3:30 pm-5:30 pm) *Available soon

  • Term: 9/2/2019 – 6/20/2020
  • Monday – Saturday  (3:30pm-5:30pm / Saturday & Arlington Early Release 1:30pm-3:30pm)
  • Tuition: Each course $198 per month (1 lesson per week)

*Typical 1 month cycle consists of 3 lessons and 1 Individual Project in a project-based learning environment.

*Individual Project is a class for own projects including cross-curricular activities and presentations.

Registration and payment

(Enrollment Procedures)

Choose the Course(s) you wish to attend and register by one of the below.


Call: 781-914-3737


Once registration process is completed, we’ll send you Paypal invoice by e-mail and documents about attendance for STEM Courses. When you visit Z-kai Learning Lab for the first time, we’ll ask you to fill the Student Information Form to attend the course.


*If you don’t have a PayPal account yet, please create one. If you don’t want to create an account, you can still make a payment by using your credit cards or debit cards on Paypal website. We’ll also take personal checks, if you prefer.

*Please feel free to ask any questions regarding registration process.


Important Notice and Policy

  • In order to comply with the State of Massachusetts’ Early Education and Childcare laws, all the courses Z-kai USA Inc. provides shall be in accordance with the “Occasional Care” guideline set forth below.
  • The child care services being offered by Z-kai USA Inc. are not licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care or any other state agency.

Z-kai USA’s Occasional Care Guideline

Occasional Care

  • No Child may attend our courses more than 4 hours a day and more than 6 days a month.
  • Per child per month, we do not offer holiday/vacation programs that are more than 6-days long.

This means:

For vacation / holiday programs, each child can only take one (1) AM or PM Course in a month.

For After School Program, each child can take 2 Units per day and come to Z-kai Learning Lab 6 days in a month in total. *One (1) unit is one and half (1.5) hours long.


System for Attendance

  • We will record each child’s arrival and departure time in a check-in sheet every time children check in and we confirm attendance hours per day and attendance days per month are not exceeding the regulatory limit for each child at the check-in.


About Us

A) Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is to deliver best education to any learners anywhere, represented by our mission statement “Excellence in Education for Future Global Leaders.” We are committed to the future of education and the future of global leaders. We provide environments to learn knowledge and abilities for children’s future and to nurture their intellectual curiosity and creativity with our STEM courses.


B) Our Value

1. Exciting learning experiences to enhance intellectual curiosity with the latest STEM curriculum

1. Exciting learning experiences to enhance intellectual curiosity with the latest STEM curriculum

2. Project based learning that can develop critical thinking and problem solving skills

2. Project based learning that can develop critical thinking and problem solving skills

3. Subject matter knowledge leading to university and future career

3. Subject matter knowledge leading to university and future career

4.High-quality contents collaborating with universities and partner companies

4.High-quality contents collaborating with universities and partner companies

Contact Us


Contact & Register

Z-kai USA Inc.
Address: 450 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02474
TEL: 781-914-3737 / FAX: 781-850-7090

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