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Posted on: January 23rd, 2024

Innovative Student Solutions in the World of AI

  In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) hosted the World Solutions Challenge, a unique problem-solving competition that engaged students...

Posted on: October 5th, 2023

Mitigating Natural Disaster Risks with NASA: A Virtual Deep Dive

Natural disasters affect us all, whether directly or indirectly, and the need for innovative solutions to mitigate their impacts has never been more critical. Join us on October 24 from 6:00 PM to...

Posted on: September 6th, 2023

Hear From FEMA Guest Speaker at the Modeling the Future Challenge Scenario Phase Workshop!

Registration is now open for the 2023-24 Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC), and we can’t wait to give prospective participants a memorable send-off during the Virtual Scenario Phase Workshop!...

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Impact Research

Posted on: October 5th, 2022

Benefits of Problem-Solving in the K-12 Classroom

From solving complex algebra problems to investigating scientific theories, to making inferences about written texts, problem-solving is central to every subject explored in school. Even beyond the...

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...

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STEM

Posted on: October 5th, 2023

Mitigating Natural Disaster Risks with NASA: A Virtual Deep Dive

Natural disasters affect us all, whether directly or indirectly, and the need for innovative solutions to mitigate their impacts has never been more critical. Join us on October 24 from 6:00 PM to...

Posted on: September 6th, 2023

Hear From FEMA Guest Speaker at the Modeling the Future Challenge Scenario Phase Workshop!

Registration is now open for the 2023-24 Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC), and we can’t wait to give prospective participants a memorable send-off during the Virtual Scenario Phase Workshop!...

Posted on: July 12th, 2023

Plant the Moon Challenge Regional Ceremony hosted at NASA Kennedy Space Center

This past June, aerospace professionals, scientists, and a former astronaut gathered at Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the top student winners of the Plant the Moon Challenge NASA Space Grant...

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Best Practices

Posted on: April 28th, 2023

A Master Class in Addressing “Failure” in Competitions

For all those competitors out there, whether in academic competitions or athletic ones, this champion gives an amazing take on a question about failure. In the press conference after losing in the...

Posted on: February 22nd, 2021

How Leading Competitions Teach Students Critical Thinking Skills

Critical-thinking skills are crucial for students to thrive in the 21st century business world. Unfortunately, this is also one of those skills that is not a direct part of many school curriculums....

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....

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