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Posted on: January 13th, 2021

MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge brings unique twist to math modeling competition

STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, continues to be a major focus in education, and for good reason. LinkedIn projected that "85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven't been...

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

Exciting solutions from the past years of FPSPI – Youth Making a Positive Difference

The Future Problem Solving Program includes four competitive challenges: Community Problem Solving, Global Issues Problem Solving, Scenario Writing, and Scenario Performance. All four are designed to...

Posted on: December 11th, 2020

New Year Contest Opportunities 

With the new year comes a whole new opportunity to set goals and take decisive action towards making this year your best one yet. One of the best ways to extend learning, add impressive...

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Impact Research

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...

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STEM

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge brings unique twist to math modeling competition

STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, continues to be a major focus in education, and for good reason. LinkedIn projected that "85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven't been...

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

Help Astronauts Thrive on the Moon

Many people dream about what it would be like to live in space, but NASA is already hard at work figuring out the logistics of how to do just that. Even with modern technology sustaining life in...

Posted on: January 13th, 2021

Exciting solutions from the past years of FPSPI – Youth Making a Positive Difference

The Future Problem Solving Program includes four competitive challenges: Community Problem Solving, Global Issues Problem Solving, Scenario Writing, and Scenario Performance. All four are designed to...

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Best Practices

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: 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: November 10th, 2020

Like the environment? Like to write? Here are 10 environmental writing contests for students!

As the education system pushes to add science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM, to the curriculum, we must remember the importance the arts play in a child's development and success into...

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