What is PLTW?
PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S. Project Lead The Way provides a comprehensive approach to STEM Education. Through activity-, project-, and problem-based curriculum, PLTW gives students in kindergarten through high school a chance to apply what they know, identify problems, find unique solutions, and lead their own learning.
Lehman High School offers 1st year students STEM curriculum through the PLTW Engineering program. High school is the perfect time for students to explore and learn that there is more than one way to reach a solution. PLTW provides opportunities in engineering, biomedical, and computer science curriculum for high school school students that challenges, inspires, and offers school's variety and flexibility. PLTW Engineering provides a strong foundation for STEM learning in high school and beyond, challenging students to solve real-world challenges, such as cleaning oil spills and designing sustainable housing solutions. They use industry-leading technology to solve problems while gaining skills in communication, collaboration, critical-thinking, and creativity.
PLTW - Civil Engineering and Architecture
Students learn important aspects of building and site design and development. They apply math, science, and standard engineering practices to design both residential and commercial projects and document their work using 3-D architectural design software.