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Posted on: May 3rd, 2022

Students Address Antibiotic Resistance in International Conference

Each year, students in grades 4-12 around the world convene at Future Problem Solving Program International’s (FPSPI) International Conference to take part in events and workshops, brainstorm...

Posted on: April 5th, 2022

How Students Can Use FPSPI’s Problem-Solving Tools in Future Entrepreneurial Endeavors

ICS Entrepreneurship provides students, parents, and educators with the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to be successful in entrepreneurship competitions. The biggest dilemma young...

Posted on: March 4th, 2022

5 Academic Competitions to Help Your Student Get the Job of Their Dreams

We’ve long known that participating in academic competitions helps students build knowledge and skills that they can carry with them long after they’ve graduated. Competing in a challenge can...

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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...

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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: 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...

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...

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