About Project Lead the Way
PLTW Launch (K-5)
PLTW Launch taps into K-5 students’ exploratory nature, engage them in learning that feels like play and encourages them to keep discovering – now and for years to come. Whether designing a car safety belt or building digital animations, students engage in critical and creative thinking, build teamwork skills, and learn to try and try again when faced with challenges
PLTW Gateway (6-8)
PLTW Gateway provides an engineering curriculum for middle school students that challenges inspires, and offers schools variety and flexibility. Students get rigorous and relevant experiences through activity-, project-, and problem-based learning. They use industry-leading technology to solve problems while gaining skills in communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. Students use structured approaches, like the engineering design process to become problem solvers. They discover that trying different approaches and solutions is an essential part of the learning process.