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Problem-based Learning

Student-centered teaching method in which students learn about a subject through solving an open-ended problem presented in trigger material.

Oct 15, 2020

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Competition Encouraging Entrepreneurial Problem Solving

Sponsored by the Conrad Foundation, the Conrad Challenge is a multiphase innovation and entrepreneurship competition that encourages young adults to participate in designing the future through purpose-driven education. Each year, teams of two to five students, aged 13–18, from around the world create products or services to address some of the most pressing global and local challenges.

Feb 03, 2020

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Challenges to Address Environmental Issues Facing the Planet

Drawing inspiration from the concept of moonshots, which since the moon landing in 1969 has become shorthand to talk about ambitious and groundbreaking goals, the UK’s Prince William has announced The Earthshot Prize: a set of challenges to inspire a decade of action to repair the planet.

Jan 15, 2020

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NASA “Scientist for a Day” Essay Contest

Scientist for a Day challenges students in grades 5–12 to think like NASA scientists. Students examine real spacecraft images of Uranus’s moon Miranda, Neptune’s moon Triton, and Pluto’s moon Charon. First they choose the destination they think would be the best place to return to with another spacecraft in order to learn more about these amazing worlds. Then they support their choice in an essay of no more than 500 words.

Jan 15, 2020

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Contest to Inspire Students to Excel in Mathematics

The Noetic Learning Math Contest is a semiannual problem-solving competition for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students’ interest in math, to develop their problem-solving skills, and to inspire students to excel in math. 

Microsoft STEM Coding Competition

Jan 03, 2020

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Microsoft Global Technology Competition

For nearly two decades, students from around the world have participated in Microsoft’s global technology competition, the Imagine Cup, to bring their unique tech solutions to life. However, the Imagine Cup is more than just a competition; it’s a chance for students to work with friends, network with professionals, gain new skills, and meet other youth who want to make a difference in the world.

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