Art of Problem Solving Academy (AoPS) (Bellevue, WA) Grades 2-12, in person Training today’s brightest minds to solve tomorrow’s problems. Instructors help students explore math and language arts at grade-level and beyond. UW's Robinson Center for Young Scholars (Seattle, WA) Grades K-12, in person and online Outreach is provided through enrichment classes offered for highly capable Puget Sound students. Early entrance programs prepare younger students for college and provide them with challenging, accelerated learning opportunities in a vibrant, intellectual community at the University of Washington.
Clubs to Join or Launch
These organizations host regional and state tournaments in Washington State. Teams do not need to be associated with a school. Washington Destination Imagination Grades PreK-university Inspires and equips students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders. Seven challenges in STEM, improv, visual arts, service learning, and early learning are offered annually. Each Challenge is open-ended and enables student teams to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to production. Tournaments take place around the world.
Washington Future Problem Solving Grades 4-12 By learning the FPS six-step process, students learn critical and creative thinking skills, develop a vision for the future, and prepare for leadership roles. Students participate in four competitive components: team and individual global issues problem solving, team and individual community problem solving, scenario writing, and scenario performance. FIRST Washington Grades 2-12 Hands-on learning experiences using Lego and robotics that teach young people about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Math Circles in Washington State
A math circle is a fun and activity community for students, teachers, and their parents to explore mathematical problem solving; a place where people motivate each other to learn mathematics by sharing their love and enjoyment of the subject; and a place for students to take charge of finding the answer.