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Posted on: April 22nd, 2021

Paid Training for High Math Educators of Title I ESEA Schools

The Educator Paid Summer Training program for Title I educators at the high school math level is a new part of The Actuarial Foundation’s Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC).  The program...

Posted on: March 25th, 2021

Competitions Excelling At Virtual Events: 2021 Virtual Conferences and Events Showcase

Educational competitions were no exception to those having to pivot from live events to virtual events due to the pandemic. Many competitions were left with the choice last year to cancel their...

Posted on: February 25th, 2021

How the Rise Program is Empowering Students to Make an Impact  

Rise, an initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust, is one of the largest scholarship programs in the world. Top winners could be awarded $500,000 in benefits, depending on demonstrated...

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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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Posted on: April 22nd, 2021

Paid Training for High Math Educators of Title I ESEA Schools

The Educator Paid Summer Training program for Title I educators at the high school math level is a new part of The Actuarial Foundation’s Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC).  The program...

Posted on: March 25th, 2021

Competitions Excelling At Virtual Events: 2021 Virtual Conferences and Events Showcase

Educational competitions were no exception to those having to pivot from live events to virtual events due to the pandemic. Many competitions were left with the choice last year to cancel their...

Posted on: February 10th, 2021

Fun STEM Challenges to Wrap Up the School Year

As students pass the school year's halfway mark, some may already be setting their sights on the end of the year and summer vacation. However, there is still plenty left to learn in the coming...

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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....

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...

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