STEM Academy Course Outline
All eighth-grade students are required to take Gateway to Technology. The PLTW Gateway is a cutting edge program that is designed to challenge and engage the natural curiosity and imagination of middle school students, while incorporating national standards in math, science and technology. GTT is “activity oriented” to show students how technology is used in engineering to solve everyday problems. It is designed to spark an interest in STEM subjects as well as prepare students for high school in whatever pathway they choose. GTT helps students acquire knowledge and skills in problem solving, teamwork and innovations as well as exploring STEM careers.