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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: September 9th, 2022

NASA KIDS Funding Plant the Moon Expansion!

It’s official, we have amazing news for the Plant the Moon Challenge – NASA just announced that they will be awarding over $4 million to institutions across the United States, including our...

Posted on: August 25th, 2022

How to Incorporate Problem Solving into Your Curriculum

With schools across the United States getting started this month, now is the time many teachers are getting to know their classes, subjects, and maybe even grade levels. During this critical planning...

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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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Posted on: September 9th, 2022

NASA KIDS Funding Plant the Moon Expansion!

It’s official, we have amazing news for the Plant the Moon Challenge – NASA just announced that they will be awarding over $4 million to institutions across the United States, including our...

Posted on: July 14th, 2022

Make a Serious Environmental Impact with this Contest for College Students!

Sustainability is central to all engineering projects and is becoming even more critical as our concern for environmental health is exacerbated by climate change and the need to produce “green”...

Posted on: June 12th, 2022

Want to Work for NASA? Start with these Student Competitions!

When people think of NASA the first things that come to mind are usually rockets and robots; however, NASA works on so many incredible areas of technology development that most of us don’t...

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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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