Future Problem Solving Launches Remote Learning Program through Renzulli Learning
Free and Paid topics are available in Renzulli Learning!
Future Problem Solving Programs International (FPSPI) is a dynamic international program involving thousands of students annually from around the world. Developed in 1974 by creativity pioneer Dr. E. Paul Torrance, Future Problem Solving (FPS) provides competitive and non-competitive components for today’s curriculum via a six-step model which teaches critical and creative thinking, problem solving, and decision making.
Students participating in the FPS program solve real world problems called Future Scenes, which take place 20-30 years in the future. FPSPI activities in Renzulli Learning develop 21st Century Learning Skills such as critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Students collaborate to solve the Future Scene through the rigorous six-step problem-solving process.
Benefits of FPS include the development of:
- 21st Century Learning Skills
- Life and Career Skills
- Information, Media and Technology Skills
- Learning and Innovation Skills
Free FPS Future Scenes in Renzulli Learning
FPS and Renzulli Learning are delighted to offer 12 Future Scenes at no additional cost to Renzulli Learning subscribers. These activities include access to FPS’s six-step problem solving module within Renzulli Learning. Look for Future Problem Solving under the Teach Tab on the Teacher Site to assign the free topics to your students!
Free Topics include:
- Cloud Storage
- Educational Disparities
- Energy of the Future
- The Global Workplace
- Toxic Materials
- Criminal Justice Systems
- Food Loss & Waste
- Treatment of Animals
- Recovering from Natural Disasters
Current Competition FPS Topics for $49
FPS competitions are held throughout the year and 8 current topics are available for the 2020-21 academic year.
Subscription topics include:
- Human Environmental Impact
- International Travel
- Living in Poverty
- Personalized Medicine
- Sleep Patterns
- Wearable Technology
- Youth in Competitive Sports
Educators can purchase access to all 8 topics for $49 for up to 30 students.