Project Lead The Way

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    For the 2013-14 school year, Meadow Hill Middle School is launching a Project Lead The Way: Gateway To Technology program. This year, two courses--Automation & Robotics and Design & Modeling--will be offered through the exploratories.
     
     
     
     Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the leading provider of rigorous and innovative STEM (science, technology,engineering and math) education curricular programs used in schools. As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, PLTW exists to prepare students for the global economy through its world-class curriculum, high-quality professional development, and an engaged network of educators, students, universities, and professionals. PLTW’s comprehensive curriculum has been designed by PLTW teachers, university educators, engineering and biomedical professionals, and school administrators to promote critical thinking, creativity, innovation, and real-world problem solving skills in students. The hands-on, project-based program engages students on multiple levels, exposes them to areas of study that they typically do not pursue, and provides them with a foundation and proven path to college and career success.
     

    Gateway To Technology

    Gateway To Technology (GTT) is intended for grades six through eight and is offered as independent, nine-week units that explore aerospace, energy, the environment, modeling, robotics, technology and other STEM-related topics. The activities-oriented curriculum challenges and engages the natural curiosity of students. GTT units, taught in conjunction with a rigorous academic curriculum, are designed to spark an interest in STEM subjects and prepare students for further study in high school. GTT is a natural lead in to PLTW’s Pathway To Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Programs.
     
     
    For more information, please visit the Project Lead The Way website