FPS is a research-based, academic program that teaches problem solving strategies, collaboration, critical and creative thinking, and effective communication. The interdisciplinary approach helps develop ethical leadership skills and provides a unique opportunity for students to learn and apply essential life skills in the 21st century.
Program OPTIONS for Schools
Global Issues Problem Solving
Students involved in GIPS learn & practice powerful problem-solving skills that engage their critical and creative thinking.
Community Problem Solving
A stand out project-based program for schools. Students select a real world problem, identify a solution, and then actively implement their action plan to address the problem.
A Scenario Writing competition in which students develop and submit short stories. Students compete individually, developing short stories related to one of five FPSP topics for the year.
An oral storytelling activity for individual students offering them the opportunity to develop creative and entertaining, short, futuristic stories related to one of five FPSP topics.
A non-competitive problem-solving program designed for implementation in the regular classroom Foundational Skills (Prep -2); Developing Skills (Grades 3-4)