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lead the way

to lead (someone) along the proper pathway. You lead the way, and we'll follow. I feel better when you're leading the way. I get lost easily.
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lead the way

1. to be the best That research group leads the way in developing new software.
2. to be the most popular For women, a natural look in hairstyles led the way this spring.
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lead the way (somewhere)

to go first to show how to get somewhere Joseph led the way to the nearest corner, away from the crowd of people.
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lead the way

1. Act as a guide, go in advance of others. For example, We asked Tom to lead the way, since he'd hiked this mountain before. [c. 1200]
2. Be first or most prominent in some field or action, as in Our teacher led the way in finding new methods of teaching algebra. [Late 1600s]
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lead the way

1. To show a course or route by going in advance.
2. To be foremost in an endeavor or trend: The firm led the way in the application of new technology.
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Project Lead the Way holds mandatory workshops for high school teachers who are going to teach the curriculum.
Shrewsbury High School is currently one of 26 schools in the state that use Lead the Way and many of those are technical or vocational schools.
In August, Project Lead the Way became one of six science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs officially endorsed by the state of Massachusetts.
Project Lead The Way is honored to contribute in such a significant way with Lockheed Martin in this initiative, and is committed to its full success.
In the absence of a national K-12 engineering learning standard, Project Lead The Way has become the de facto national standard.
In communities near Lockheed Martin's major business locations, the corporation is working with schools that have or will implement the Project Lead The Way curriculum.