Posted on: October 2nd, 2020

The Transformative Impact of Design Challenges

This is a guest post by Brent Powell. Brent was a teacher and administrator for 15 years at The Derryfield School in Manchester, NH, and now serves as a Program Officer for Korda Institute for...

Posted on: September 28th, 2020

Want to be a competition champion? Practice these 10 skills to up your game!

Academic competitions are an excellent way for students to learn the crucial life skills missing from the school curriculum. Skills like teamwork, collaboration, and risk management are at the...

Posted on: September 15th, 2020

Help Design The Earth Prize – a $1M Youth Environmental Award Program

Complete the questionnaire here to get early access to the Earth Prize! Fires across the west coast of the United States are just the most recent evidence of a world undergoing radical...

Posted on: January 8th, 2020

Science Fair Educational Impacts – new findings for a new decade.

For over 60 years, science fairs have been an integral component of many student’s education. According to Science Buddies – a science fair support website – more than 10 million students now...

Posted on: May 10th, 2019

These high schools are leading the pack in predicting the future!

After its first two years, the race is heating up in crowning the country’s young actuarial champions. Actuaries are at the front lines of major business decisions analyzing data to help project...

Posted on: March 8th, 2019

The difference between student rewards and student competitions – what to use and what to steer clear of.

Several times a month we receive questions about the benefits of student competitions. Concerned parents want to know, "should my daughter get involved in the competitive world where boys dominate?"...