Future Ready Tech Challenge

Earns

+400 Points

Today’s industries are seeking creative ways of improving career readiness. They’re witnessing more students leaving high school without knowing what is next, or how to navigate college or training. Many students have access to immersive tech, and industries are invested in using it to help them students navigate their careers. In this Challenge, you’ll address the question: 

How can high school students use cutting-edge tech (e.g., AR,VR, XR, or AI) to explore and choose their best fit career and/or training path (college or technical program)?

Note: This Challenge is still available to complete to earn points and add to your resumes!! The prize money was awarded in the past to the following winners.

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Skills you'll develop

  • Problem Solving
  • Social Awareness
  • Communication

Introduction

Learn all about the Challenge!

Your Challenge

Today’s industries are seeking creative ways of improving career readiness. They’re witnessing more students leaving high school without knowing what is next, or how to navigate college or training. Many students have access to immersive tech, and industries are invested in using it to help students navigate their careers.

Tech like augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), extended reality (XR), and artificial intelligence (AI), can open doors for high school students when exploring careers of interest. In this Challenge, you’ll address the question: 

How can high school students use cutting-edge tech (e.g., AR,VR, XR , or AI) to explore and choose their best fit career and/or training path (college or technical program)?

Share your project with a 3-5 minute video pitch! Win big $$$ if your submission is selected.

Looking for inspiration? View submissions from past KnoPro winners

Get to Kno the Process

Before you get started you might be wondering how this works. KnoPro Challenges are divided into five phases. These steps are designed to help you explore the problem and develop a solution. Select the + buttons to learn about each phase.

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Three Approaches: Your Choice

One important part of The KnoPro Challenges is choosing the type of solution for your idea and ultimately creating a video pitch. You have three choices: a new product idea, a business concept, OR a marketing campaign. Check out some examples from other Challenges:

A Product Idea

A Unique Business

A Marketing Campaign

You can also get inspiration from all the winners.

KnoPro Tools to Help You

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Student KNOtebook

The Student KNOtebook is a tool to help you keep track of your research, thoughts, and ideas. While you don't have to use this optional tool, it's a helpful way to stay organized. Throughout the Challenge, keep an eye out for KNOtebook hints and suggestions to record in your KNOtebook.

To get started, make a copy of the Student KNOtebook - or use the PDF version.

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Get Help from Mentors

Want some extra help? Real professionals, who created the Challenge, are standing by to answer your questions, hear your ideas, and give you feedback! They want to help you win the Challenge!

You might ask a question about the topic, or you might ask how you could improve your solution, or you may want to show your video pitch to them, etc.

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