If you've had a fifth grade student at East Lake, you've undoubtedly heard about Project Lead the Way! It's a highlight of the year for many students.
What is Project Lead the Way?
PLTW is an academic program designed to help learners develop problem-solving skills, expand their creative and critical thinking, collaborate with peers, and learn to further enhance their communication skills. The instructional design presents scholars with real-world problems giving them an opportunity so solve them through creative and hands-on approaches including but not limited to programming robotics to carry out tasks. PLTW is not separate from the curriculum, but infused naturally into the science and mathematic standards being taught.