Education in business leader Sir Ken Robinson asked how can we educate students for their lifetime when we do not know what the world will look like in five years? Destination Imagination is part of that answer. Teams in the Destination Imagination (DI) program improve in creative thinking, critical thinking, and collaborative problem solving that will […]
Camp Gottalikachallenge, the NHICC Summer Camp – and one of the oldest creativity summer camps in the nation is in full swing. Now 20 years old, the first week of the camp along the lakes of the Granite State is in full swing. Wednesday night, the “scaredy cat dinner” (you have to ask a […]
It is a year’s worth of creativity, problem-solving and solutions jammed into one week. And it’s along the shores of New Hampshire’s lakes. It’s the 20th year of Camp Gottalikachallenge! There is still time to take advantage of the last few openings at Camp! Click for more information and forms.
CONGRATULATIONS to our World Champion Boston Red Sox! After 162 games and the post season, the 2013 Boston Red Sox created success by not relying on any one person. We heard it all year long – they leveraged the skills that each player brings to the plate. This carried beyond the names we know into […]
New and Veteran Team Managers -It’s time to register for training! This year’s NH-DI Team Manager training is significantly updated to provide an array of methods and tips to help you help your team succeed, and is designed by people who have “been there”. Newbie Team Manager – 10/26 at Pembroke Academy in Pembroke, NH […]
Hey Kids, Team Managers and Coordinators: Start the NH-DI year off with a creative challenge – help us design this year’s t-shirts and pins! We want your best artistic efforts to make this years NH-DI items the BEST ever! Think up a theme, a slogan, a t-shirt and pin design… let your imaginations run wild! 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.
Here are resources mentioned at the 2013 Team Manager Cafe. Additional content may be added. Makeup Snazaroo Face Paint / make-up - http://www.snazaroo.com/ also available at Michael’s Party City (formerly iParty – http://www.partycity.com/store-locator) has make up supplies – to include latex and appliances (scars and such) for those with iPhones/iPads/iPod Touches – there’s an app for […]
We are happy to announce that NH-based cartoonist, musician, and educator Marek Bennett will present a 2-hour session on comic development and visual storytelling in conjunction with the NH-DI Team Manager CAFE at Hooksett Memorial School on November 16. Educators are likely to recognize a lot of Marek’s work (Click for more). Marek will focus this presentation on comic development […]
Be sure to register for the All Team Manager Training event on Saturday, November 16th at Hooksett Memorial School – and veteran Team Managers take note: This is an all-new training! This highly-interactive training is designed for veterans, newbies, and Rising Stars! Team Managers. We will have a selection of sessions for you to choose from including […]