NH-DI will need a new design for this year’s T-shirt and pins, and we’ve decided that the DI kids of New Hampshire would be the best possible source for some highly creative ideas! Can the members of your DI team come up with a winning design concept? If so, please ask your kids to enter […]
Marjorie Allen passed away early Saturday morning after a long battle with cancer. NH Destination Imagination has lost one of our most dedicated volunteers. Marjorie devoted 33 years and countless hours to working with children to develop their creative problem solving skills. For 17 of those years, she worked with New Hampshire children. She filled […]
It’s what makes Destination Imagination so unique: It’s the volunteer Team Managers that facilitate – but not solve – the Team’s Challenge. This Saturday, new and veteran Team Managers converge for the Team Manager Cafe. The annual cafe has a variety of “courses” to meet a variety of needs of team managers. It’s exactly what you need […]
It’s takes an outstanding volunteer to be willing to learn how to facilitate a team of students to leverage their creativity and build their communications, collaborations and problem solving skills. Fortunately, nearly 70 new Destination Imagination team managers were up to the task and attended the New “TM” Café on Saturday at Pembroke Academy. Photos […]
‘Tis the time for the All Team Manager Cafe! This training event is designed for veteran Team Managers, Newbies, and Rising Stars! You will have the opportunity to choose from a fine array of well-seasoned and superbly prepared sessions. Best of all, you get to learn from some of the best – and each other! And, […]
Here is the first glimmer of the new Challenges for the new year! Click here to get to the Challenge page!
Getting Meatier Media The media can be your friend, but you have to reach out to them. Let them know that your student team has qualified to compete at an International creativity competition and have to raise nearly $10,000 to compete with some of the best creative problem solving teams from 18 countries – next […]
New Team Managers: This is all about to get a lot more fun. This Saturday, New Hampshire Destination Imagination will host our annual New Team Manager training at Pembroke Academy just south of Concord in Pembroke. It’s a day of in-depth, hands-on (and fun) training. After an opening overview, you will experience the Destination Imagination program […]
New Team Managers – HELP IS ON THE WAY! Come Saturday, October 25th, New Hampshire Destination Imagination will bring in our best veteran volunteers and alumni (they were actually on teams) to help you! This is the first of several training events – but this is just for you, new Team Managers at Pembroke Academy. The […]
About 100 volunteers attended NH Destination Imagination Appraiser training Saturday at Newfound Regional Middle School in Bristol. Over the past several weeks, New Hampshire Destination Imagination has trained over 300 volunteers to appraise solutions from over 3,000 students on more than 200 student “DI” teams at tournaments that begin in March. Each year, NH-DI is proud and […]
Ice Breakers are a form of Instant Challenge that help teams build trust, collaboration and situational management skills needed to solve any Destination Imagination Challenge. Here are a few new Ice Breakers to help your teams! The Machine Game Adapted from: ResidentAssistant.com The object of this game is to create a machine out of the […]
In an informative article by Maria Popova on her Brain Pickings site writes that creativity is a grab-all type of term, but what did some really creative people have to say? She quotes Bradbury, Eames, Angelou, Gladwell, Einstein, Byrne, Duchamp, Close, Sendak, and others. For example, to quote from the article: For Ray Bradbury, creativity was the art […]
Educator and blogger Shelly Terrell put together a good resource of visual aids to help students and educators create or “tell the story” when words sometimes just don’t work out. These organizers can help teams look at alternate ways of generating stories – and going back on ideas they may have discarded at some point.
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We have a lot of Team Members and Team Managers – and volunteers – who play instruments. Did you know why it can help you in all different subjects? This TED-ed talk explains new research.
Destination Imagination is an after school program that lives at the corner of creativity, STEM, the arts and problem solving. It’s where the building blocks of innovation aren’t just taught – they’re put into action by some 3,000 New Hampshire students each year – and a joined by over 125,000 students around the world. CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW […]
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It’s among the oldest creativity camps in the United States, and NHICC’s Camp Gottalikachallenge has delivered a few outstanding videos (with photos on the way) from week one – and we’re hearing week 2 is having an amazing time with beautiful weather along the New Hampshire lakes! Click for week 1 videos More week 2 […]