Exciting Middle School STEM Electives

verizon_kidsimageJoin this upcoming Webinar to discover how the Project Lead The Way Gateway Program offers Ten 9-week units of innovative curriculum in computer science, engineering, and biomedical sciences for Middle School.

Project Lead The Way
Middle School Gateway Program

Tuesday March 8, 2016 3:00 – 4:00 PM Hawaii Standard Time
Tuesday March 8, 2016 2:00 – 3:00 PM Samoan Time
Wednesday March 9, 2016 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Guam Time
An ONLINE GoToMeeting – Link Will Be Provided to Registered Attendees

This Interactive Webinar Will:

  • Provide an overview of PLTW Gateway Units & NEW Program Flexibility
  • Share details on how to Register for the Summer Training Opportunities
  • Provide details on the Current Verizon Grant Competition for Computer Science
  • Include an Update on the Expansion of PLTW in Hawai’i and the Pacific

PLTW Gateway Training for Middle School Teachers
in Hawai’i & the Pacific Islands
Summer 2016

In Hawai’i via UH West Oahu 

  • Design and Modeling 6/6-6/9 & 6/11* (1 Five-Day Training)
  • Automation and Robotics 6/13-6/17 (1 Five-Day Training)
  • Introduction to Computer Science 6/20-6/24 (1 Five-Day Training)

In Saipan via PLTW in partnership with the CNMI Public School System

  • Design & Modeling (DM)  6/20 – 6/24 (1 Five Day Training)
  • Automation & Robotics (AR) 6/27 – 7/1 (1 Five Day Training)

About the Project Lead The Way Gateway Programgateway

Through topics like coding and robotics, flight and space, and DNA and crime scene analysis, middle school students engage their natural curiosity and imagination in creative problem solving. PLTW Gateway is a strong foundation for further STEM learning in high school and beyond, challenging students to solve real-world challenges, such as cleaning oil spills and designing sustainable housing solutions. Learn more on the Official PLTW Website: www.pltw.org

Note:  This Webinar is intended for interested schools and education leaders in Hawai’i and the Pacific Islands. These events are facilitated by Diana Papini Warren, Director of School Engagement for this region.


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