Make an Impact: Become a Team Manager

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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! Destination Imagination prepares students for a future that is rapidly evolving. We do this through a project-based learning […]

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Why DI is Great for Homeschooling Families

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October 6, 2017 Why DI is Great for Homeschooling Families By: Michelle Talkington, Team Manager, Maryland For those of you who do not homeschool, let me assure you that it works, but it is not for everyone. My fellow homeschooling moms, dads and extended family members know that there are several challenges and benefits of […]

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Take the Ford City of Tomorrow Challenge!

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Calling all parents of kids ages 8-14! We’re excited to introduce our newest challenge “Ford City of Tomorrow™,” developed in partnership with Ford STEAM Experience. Engineers at Ford are working on developing an array of smart mobility solutions that will positively impact the cities of tomorrow and the people who live in them. And they […]

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Brainstorming Ideas with Your Team

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October 4, 2017 Brainstorming Ideas with Your Team By: Kari Sturch, Educator & Team Manager, Illinois As a Team Manager, do you ever have trouble getting your team to come up with ideas for their Central Challenge? Brainstorming ideas can become a challenge itself when it comes to trying to get the kids to come […]

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Team Tips: How to Be Unique & Stand Out

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October 2, 2017 Team Tips: How to Be Unique & Stand Out By: Zahra Fatehi, DI Alumna How do you be unique? You may be thinking, “That’s an absurd question. Everyone is unique! We all think differently, act differently, have different mannerisms and look different.” The problem is that it’s a bit more complicated than […]

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How to Build Team Chemistry

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September 27, 2017 How to Build Team Chemistry By: Kim Moss, DI Team Manager, Texas When I asked my third-grade team what they liked most about Destination Imagination (DI) last year, I expected them to say “winning medals” or “going to Global Finals.” What they told me instead got me to thinking about team chemistry […]

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Understanding Team Clarifications

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As teams develop their solutions to Team Challenges, they may run into sections of the Challenges they find unclear. If a team runs into this issue or has a question about something stated in Rules of the Road, their Team Manager can submit a Team Clarification on their behalf. Each team can ask up to 10 […]

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15 Tips for First-Time Team Managers

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As a Destination Imagination Team Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to watch as your team members step out of their comfort zones, learn from failure, enjoy fits of laughter and bring their ideas to life. However, when starting out as a Team Manager for the first time, the process can seem a little overwhelming. Resources […]

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How to Choose a Team Challenge

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Welcome to the Destination Imagination Challenge Experience! Now that you have purchased your Team Number, it’s time for you to begin your creative journey—starting with choosing your Team Challenge! When your team meets for the first time, watch our 2017-18 Challenge preview videos and review our First Look document. This will give you a brief […]

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