Six area Future Problem Solving teams headed to state competition


Several area Future Problem Solving teams placed among the top teams at the FPS Regional Competition held in Iowa City on Jan. 10. 

Teams of three or four students applied the six-step Future Problem Solving process to analyze a futuristic scenario on the topic of Gamification. 

Students completed the written work within a two-hour time limit, then prepared and performed an oral presentation demonstrating the team’s best solution. 

Teams representing Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Mid-Prairie and area home-schooling families participated.

Six local teams qualified to compete at the Future Problem Solving State Bowl in Ames on March 13 and 14. 

The topic for the State Bowl will be “Living in Poverty.” 

Rebecca Yoder coaches the Mid-Prairie teams, and Paula Lawson-Moore coaches the home-schooled teams.


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