Friday, June 26, 2009

PLTW Update


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CMH teachers Anne Staab and Charles Tollefsen graduate today from the Project Lead The Way STI (Summer Training Institute) at MSOE (Milwaukee School of Engineering).
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This two week intense course has emphasized the proper skills for design and engineering. CMH will offer the first course, Introduction to Engineering and Design, in a series of engineering courses next year for over 100 students.
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Students will use constructivist learning theory in a project-based classroom to develop skills in the design process of a consumer product. Students will be modeling products such as a Puzzle Cube, Toy Train, and Flat Screen TV Wall Arm Bracket.
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Students will be greeted in the fall with a nationally recognized curriculum that will offer the ability to earn college credit. For more information visit http://www.PLTW.org

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