Queen of Peace High School Adopts Project Lead The Way (PLTW) STEM Education Program

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationQueen of Peace High School, a college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sinsinawa Dominicans has adopted Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and will begin offering PLTW’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) courses this year. PLTW, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s leading provider of middle and high school STEM education programs which span 4,200 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

PLTW designs and offers schools project-based curriculum in engineering and biomedical technology courses, such as Energy and the Environment, Principles of the Biomedical Sciences, and Engineering Design and Development. Courses offered through the program can be used as electives or as part of the school’s core science or math curriculum and allows students the opportunity to apply what they are learning in traditional math and science classes to authentic engineering, technology and biomedical science-related projects. For more information or to set up a school visit, contact Mary Kate Love at 708-496-4753.

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