New Pin Guidelines for Teams & Individuals

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Pin trading is one of the most popular activities at Destination Imagination (DI) tournaments. In order to protect our organization, our DI teams and our volunteers, we have instated new pin guidelines for Teams and Individuals, effective immediately. Please be sure to read all of the guidelines below before for creating pins for any Destination […]

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Educator Survey: Do You See Your Students in Future STEM Careers?

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There are nothing but opportunities for those students thinking about careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The field continues to shift, just as student perceptions do. That is why Destination Imagination, National Girls Collaborative, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, and Educational Research Center of America (ERCA) are collaborating on a research project […]

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Vote for Our Panel at SXSWedu: Preserving Creativity with Intentionality

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Show your support of Destination Imagination and creative learning by voting for our SXSWedu 2017 panel proposal! The four-day annual SXSWedu Conference & Festival in Austin, Texas has just opened its PanelPicker, allowing the public to provide feedback, vote on their favorite submissions and help shape the programming for its 2017 event. About our panel: Preserving […]

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Early Learning Challenge: Getting Creative with Simple Machines

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Children are natural STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) investigators who are eager to explore, observe, create and ask questions. Our Rising Stars! for Early Learners Challenge, designed for preschool through second-grade kids, allows them to do just that… all while having fun and making new friends! This play-based Challenge also helps kids develop […]

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Engineering Challenge: Building a Better World

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A design-based project, like our Engineering Challenge, is an excellent way to encourage children to think creatively, learn STEM principles, and bring their ideas to life using a range of practical materials. For this year’s Engineering Challenge, In It Together, teams will design, build and test multiple freestanding structures that work together to support as […]

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Service Learning Challenge: Make a Difference in Your Community

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Through service learning, students get the opportunity to see how they can make a real impact in their communities, no matter how old they are. Service learning is also an authentic education experience, teaching kids empathy, leadership, communication, project management, and many other skills. For this season’s Service Learning Challenge, Ready, Willing & Fable, students […]

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Creating a Well-Rounded Education Through Informal Learning Experiences

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A new white paper titled, “Informal Learning Experiences: A Differentiated Instructional Approach to a Well-Rounded Education in the United States,” is now available on our website. The paper, written by Dr. Chuck Cadle, CEO of Destination Imagination, examines the current state of education in the United States and the importance of informal learning experiences to provide […]

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Fine Arts Challenge: Color Your World Creative

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Does your child love telling stories or being creative? Our Fine Arts Challenge has students flex their acting and creative muscles as they experiment with different types of artistic media and theater arts, write scripts and design props. For this year’s Fine Arts Challenge, Vanished!, teams will research the meanings, roles and uses of colors and then present a story about […]

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Destination Imagination Welcomes Education Industry Luminary to Growing Board of Trustees

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Destination Imagination (DI), a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching students the creative process through hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) and social entrepreneurship Challenges, today announced the addition of Dr. Steven Paine, educational innovation leader of BrightBytes, to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Paine joins a diverse group of respected innovators, visionaries and leaders who […]

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