A Platform for Change

    We're helping create change makers.

    We are changing the world by equipping the next generation of problem solvers. Start by choosing a challenge and then develop a solution to win real prizes.

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    RELEVANT REAL WORLD CHALLENGES
    .01 TISKS // CHOOSE CHALLENGES
    ChooseChallenges
    Tisks

    We connect students with relevant real-world challenges. With our platform, students develop workforce skills by solving problems from real organizations.

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    • Trained moderators guide you through the process of implementing solutions.
    • Feedback based on communication, critical thinking, and empathy.
    • Engaging real-world problems enable students to communicate with the adult world.
    Hack-at-Home: Package to Play
    A Free Creativity Challenge

    Create a developmentally appropriate product for kids that is made from cardboard boxes.

    Enter discount code "box2019" to get free access to the prize pool and expert feedback!
    1 credit
    Jun 15 - Jul 15
    Hack-At-Home: Food Waste
    A Summer Family Challenge

    Develop and implement an intervention to lessen food waste in your home or community.

    SUGGESTED TIME: 1-2 weeks (5-8 hours)
    1 credit
    Jun 15 - Jul 15
    Hack-at-Home: Sugar Intake
    A Summer Family Challenge

    Develop and implement an intervention to reduce sugar intake in your family or in your community.

    SUGGESTED TIME: 1-2 weeks (5-8 hours)
    1 credit
    Jun 15 - Jul 15
    SPONSOR // SEE HOW YOU CAN HELP

    SPONSOR A CHALLENGE

    Build brand identity and increase visibility all while inspiring the next generation of change makers. Sponsor one of our many challenges or create your own using our proven problem-solving process.

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    .02 TASKS // DEVELOP SOLUTIONS
    PROVEN PROBLEM SOLVING PROCESS
    DevelopSolutions
    Tasks

    Our trained moderators guide students through the process of researching, interviewing, and brainstorming as them implement solutions that are both challenging and rewarding.

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    • Understand
      Understand ....
      Practice research skills by reading articles and then earn points by putting your knowledge to the test.
    • Connect
      Connect ....
      Connect with people who have direct knowledge about your challenge and then upload your talks for points.
    • Solve
      Solve ....
      Implement a unique solution that creates a measurable impact and rake in some super solver points.
    • Reflect
      Reflect ....
      Give feedback on a peer’s solution and then reflect on your own to see if you have what it takes to win.
    MODERATE // SEE HOW YOU CAN HELP

    BECOME A MODERATOR

    Our moderators are integral to the success of our platform. We look for skilled facilitators who are willing to offer qualitative feedback to students along their problem-solving journey.

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    INCENTIVE-BASED LEARNING
    .03 TAKEAWAYS // WIN REAL PRIZES
    WinReal Prizes
    Takeaways

    Students are awarded points and given feedback by our trained monderators at each step. Top solvers will be reward with prizes for making effective change.

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    • Workforce Skills
      Workforce Skills
      As students work through problems, our trained moderators are giving them feedback on their use of empathy, critical thinking, and communication skills.
    • Swag
      Swag
      Top solvers receive swag — ranging from gift cards and tees to speakers and hats — from our challenge sponsors.
    • Scholarships
      Scholarships
      More than grades and test scores, colleges and scholarship granters are looking for kids that have made an impact. Our winners make real change.
    • Internships
      Internships
      Our challenge sponsors are looking to grow their talent base. Top solvers are often rewarded with organizational opportunities.
    QUOTE // WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
    I used Tisk/Task to teach problem-solving to my Gifted classes, but the research skills and built-in feedback made it ideal for my remedial reading classes too.
    Kimsey Hodge Teacher and Problem-Solving Coach

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