PLTW’s Alignment to StandardsDownload
Our approach to standards alignment is focused on student outcomes and flexibility.
Our programs are designed to empower students to thrive in an evolving world.
As a part of this process, we take standards alignment into account when developing and updating our curriculum.
We define alignment as:
Students complete a designated task(s) that demonstrates the outlined knowledge and/or skills of the specific standard or objective.
Our multidisciplinary programs align to a variety of standards and provide districts and schools with the flexibility to tailor programs to meet their specific state or local requirements as needed.
How We Align to Standards
All PLTW pathways align to Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts and Next Generation Science Standards.
Additionally, our computer science pathway aligns to Computer Science Teachers Association Standards; our engineering pathway aligns to International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Standards for Technological Literacy; and our biomedical science pathway aligns to National Health Standards.