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Posted on: December 17th, 2019

Academic competitions to join in the new year.

Although the end of the calendar year is near and many schools are getting ready to close up for the winter holidays, the world of academic competitions is in full swing! Many competitions have their...

Posted on: December 16th, 2019

Modeling the Future 2019-20 Qualifying Teams Announced

170 teams from across the country challenged themselves with qualifying scenarios in the 2019-20 MTF Challenge. This past week The Actuarial Foundation announced the 98 teams that qualified for the...

Posted on: December 16th, 2019

Changing the Debate: are academic debate competitions needing an update?

Competitive debate has been a mainstay of many schools for decades. With multiple speech and debate programs available to students at a national scale, and hundreds of thousands of students...

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Posted on: May 29th, 2016

5 Ways Challenge-Based-Learning Transforms Classrooms.

The idea of "competition" in the classroom still scares some of us in the education industry. We're told that competition creates winners and losers; that it damages collaboration, and ruins...