What is Project Lead the Way?

  • PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for grades K-12 students and teachers across the U.S..  Through computer science, engineering, and biomedical science, students learn problem-solving strategies, critical and creative thinking and how to communicate and collaborate. 

    Andersen Elementary has established a partnership with INTEL to bring PLTW to our students. INTEL has generously donated $10,000 to Andersen Elementary for enhancements to our library to include PLTW materials. Additionally, INTEL has numerous employees who volunteer in our classroom to assist with the hands-on PLTW activities.  A big thank you to INTEL for their much appreciated donation and volunteer work!


    Some hands-on challenges PLTW students engage in include:

    • Designing a robot that delivers supplies at a hospital
    • Constructing a rescue method for a trapped zoo animal
    • Proposing methods to prevent the spread of illnesses
    • Designing and developing a table game
    • Creating a video or podcast to teach others about concussions.

    PLTW empowers students to thrive in our evolving world!


    PLTW Robotics Activity

STEM students in action