Category: About

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  • Mission Statement

    The mission of the Minnesota Future Problem Solving Program is to teach a process for identifying and resolving problems in an innovative and timely manner with respect to our situation today and our world tomorrow.

  • How to Participate

    Participation begins with a school-approved coach.   Coaches may be teachers, retired teachers, parents, or volunteers from the community.   Coaches receive training by attending an MN FPSP sponsored workshop.   Workshops are conducted by the Executive Director or FPSP trainers.  A workshop fee is charged.   Another way to participate is to become a […]

  • FPS Curriculum

    A Look at the FPS Curriculum We are often asked how some coaches get so much time to prepare their students for an academic competition.  Kids are busy these days, especially in the middle and high school years.  They have jobs, their music, and often sports.  We feel that we are spending more energy on […]

  • FPSP Components

    Team Problem Solving Under the guidance of a teacher/coaches, teams of four students in grades 4-12 use the FPSP six-step model to explore challenges and propose action plans to complex societal problems, such as fads, financial security, amateur sports, the Internet and genetic engineering. Teams are divided into three divisions: Grades 4 – 6 (Junior)Grades […]

  • Why FPSP? The Future…

    The Future Problem Solving Program provides students with necessary thinking and problem solving skills which will serve them well throughout their lives.This page is dedicated to bringing you articles which accentuate the benefits of participating in Future Problem Solving Program! The latest copy of the Creative Learning Today in which an article, Citizens of the […]

  • FPSP General Description

    The Future Problem Solving Program (FPSP) teaches students how to think, not what to think.  This is accomplished by teaching critical and creative thinking skills, and problem solving and decision making skills via a six step process.  Developing these skills help students to improve their academic and social achievement.  After learning the six step problem […]