Congrats to Our Certified Team Managers!

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More than 200 Team Managers have earned a Destination Imagination Team Manager Certification! They have completed the core Team Manager training courses on our Learning Management System. In addition to the Team Manager Certification, the Destination Imagination Learning System offers the following resources: Challenge-specific courses for Team Managers Tournament procedure videos for each Challenge Roles […]

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5 Hour of Code Activities for Kids & Teens

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This week, students across the globe are participating in the 2018 Hour of Code Challenge. This global movement is an opportunity to introduce students to the ever-growing world of computer science. Whether at school or at home, anyone can participate. Check out these 5 activities to get your kids started: Minecraft (Grades 2+): Micraft is […]

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Global Finals 2019 Registration Info Now Available

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Destination Imagination cannot wait to welcome you to Kansas City, Missouri, America’s Creative Crossroads, where you will experience all that the city has to offer in addition to showcasing a year’s worth of work on our largest tournament stage. Choice is the new cornerstone of Destination Imagination’s Global Finals registration. We are thrilled to announce […]

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Make an Impact this Giving Tuesday

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Today is #GivingTuesday—a global day dedicated to giving back and a chance for you to help raise funds for the world-changing causes that matter most to you. As a volunteer-led educational nonprofit, Destination Imagination relies on contributions to help inspire students around the world. If Destination Imagination has made a positive impact on your life, […]

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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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