General Troubleshooting FAQ for Team Managers

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As you spend time managing your Destination Imagination (DI) team, you might begin to notice problems creeping up like kudzu into your practices. Even though these problems are frustrating, it is totally normal to have them arise. What would DI be if there were no problems to solve, right? Here are some frequently asked questions […]

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Keeping Teams on Task

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Teams can have all kinds of wonderfully creative ideas, but if they get stuck at the idea-generating phase or when it’s time to push through the difficult sections of a Challenge, then no one will be able to witness their fantastic solutions. While we want our teams to stay focused, we as Team Managers need […]

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Organizing Team Meetings

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Congratulations! You’ve got your team members and are ready to get started in your role as a Team Manager…but where to begin? If you’ve ever been a Girl Scout or Boy Scout leader, you know that meetings run more smoothly when you’ve done some prep work ahead of the meeting and this holds true for […]

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Prototyping for Your DI Challenge Solution

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Prototyping fits hand-in-glove with the Destination Imagination creative process, especially during imagination and assessment. Simply put, and stemming from the original Greek, a prototype is a primitive form—an early sample. Various prototyping techniques are used in many scientific fields, engineering, and computer programming. Prototyping seeks to validate ideas and concept in small, limited or surrogate […]

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Why Parents Choose Destination Imagination

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Are you a parent who is looking for new opportunities to inspire your kids? Or maybe you’re an educator who is passionate about STEAM-based (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) learning. Become a Destination Imagination Team Manager! Sixty-five percent of today’s students will be employed in jobs that don’t exist yet. Destination Imagination prepares them […]

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SEL Survey: We Need Your Input!

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As a Team Manager, you notice the growth that happens in young people on a Destination Imagination (DI) team. At the beginning of the year, they are leery of working together, afraid to share ideas, or resistant to listening to each other. They may have trouble deciding on a Challenge or may not handle disagreements […]

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7 Team-Building Activities

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Aside from practicing Instant Challenges, team-building exercises are a great way for teams to bond, learn more about each other, and learn to work as a team. The idea is not only to get your team to have as many experiences as possible, but to have different kinds of experiences. Cook Together: By making a […]

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Bring Your DI Skills to Poland!

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Ready to take your Destination Imagination (DI) skills abroad? DI Poland is opening up its 2019 Affiliate Tournament to all registered teams across the globe! The DI Poland Affiliate Tournament will take place in Wroclaw from March 1-3, 2019 and is an opportunity for international teams to meet new people, showcase their creativity and immerse […]

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Introducing New Skills to Students

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I love when kids brainstorm. They really get it—not the least bit constrained by physics, costs, time, skills, or any well-established laws of nature—exactly as it should be. Your team’s ability to bring some of their awesome ideas into reality very much depends on their individual skills. Can the Team Manager help students expand their […]

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