Posted on: January 13th, 2021

Four essential life skills students will learn from competing in academic competitions

Academic competitions are becoming extremely popular for good reason. They are a great way to subsidize learning and help students fill in the gaps missing from their school's regular curriculum....

Posted on: December 11th, 2020

The importance of learning to make a mathematically sound risk analysis. 

Students learn many valuable things in school, but one important lesson missing in most curriculum is the ability to make a mathematically sound risk analysis. School is a safe environment, as it...

Posted on: November 22nd, 2020

College is expensive. Don’t miss these great student competitions with big scholarships!

The college experience is changing in ways we couldn’t have predicted even one year ago. Many schools have gone partially, or totally, virtual. Students, on and off-campus, must contend with...

Posted on: November 10th, 2020

Teaching how to think, not what to think. Tips for educators

Critical thinking is possibly the single most important skill a student can learn. The ability to identify problems, analyze situations, apply research, and develop solutions is an invaluable...

Posted on: October 26th, 2020

What’s new in academic competitions for students.

The world of academic competitions is continually evolving. Every year brings new programs to light, and some others shut their doors. There are new deadlines, new rules, and new requirements to keep...

Posted on: October 5th, 2020

Problem-Solving: The Most Important Skill Not Taught in School

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “problem-solving”? Maybe it brings to mind troubleshooting a design issue or managing a crisis during a group project. Perhaps you think of word...