Coach’s Corner

We have selected some publications below to help get you started.
They are organized by component.


Global Issues Problem Solving – GIPS

Process Pointers – Provides instructions and tips for each step. Includes student work pages to practice each step.
RRR – Starting point for researching the season’s topics. Includes vocabulary, articles with summaries, primary themes and concepts as well as discussion questions.
Champs – See what a champion looks like, and how they are scored. Provides an excellent example for students to model their work after.


Community Problem Solving – CmPS

Champs – See what a champion looks like, and how they are scored. Provides an excellent example for students to model their work after.


Scenario Performance -ScP

Scenario Handbook – Provides activities to help students determine a theme for their performance and then present it with authority.
Champs – See what a champion looks like, and how they are scored. Provides an excellent example for students to model their work after.


Scenario Writing -SW

Scenario Handbook – Details the steps necessary for writing a winning scenario. It moves writers from the conception of the initial idea through incorporating research into their work, predicting future trends and adding their personal touch to any writing.
Champions – Read the winning scenarios and review their score sheets. Provides students with examples that show how to incorporate research into short stories. The wide range of approaches to a topic demonstrates how open-ended the International Scenario Writing Competition truly is.


Action Based Problem Solving – AbPS

Teacher’s Manual – Select the grade appropriate version for your classroom. Includes classroom activities to introduce the problem solving process to even the youngest learners in a non-threatening, non-competitive manner. Designed for use with a small group of students up to an entire classroom.


Curricular Components