Jeff RichardsonFounder of Project Paradigm and The Paradigm Challenge
The three first place teams from our first annual Challenge are helping us produce an updated video lesson plan for our second Challenge. We will email you when it is ready.
In the meantime, check out the below teacher resources, including print lesson plans.
Students and teacher explain how to engage the classroom.
Teen inventor Alexis joins past Paradigm Challenge winners to explain to students that problem-solving is not reserved for adults.
Paradigm Challenge First Place Winner Kedar explains how to use the six-step SOLVED method to make a difference in the world.
Paradigm Challenge First Place Winners Catie and Paige explain how to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve global issues.
Paradigm Challenge Grand Prize Winner Benjamin explains how to turn a great idea into a successful presentation.
Download Written Lesson Plans and Supplemental Materials
Download Promotional Materials for Teachers
Letter for Parents of Students
Paradigm Challenge Poster
The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition that inspires youth to address important social issues. The 2016-17 Paradigm Challenge invited youth to use STEM skills plus kindness, creativity, and collaboration to generate new ideas to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and/or around the world. The topic for the 2017-18 Paradigm Challenge will be announced on June 1, 2017. The deadline for entries each year is May 1.
We Welcome all Types of Creativity