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.
Are you a senior, or do you have high school seniors on your team? Make sure they know about these scholarships! Click on the links for more information! NHICC / NH Destination Imagination Scholarship Destination Imagination Scholarship
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 […]
This Saturday, Newfound Middle School in Bristol, NH will host the final 2014 Appraiser Training. Appraiser teams literally aPRAISE the creative solutions of Destination Imagination team solutions at the five NH-DI Tournaments. Student teams have been working to generate innovative solutions to Challenges based in STEM, Improv, Visual Arts, Service Learning, and Early Learning Challenges. If you have […]
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.
What are your weekend plans, other than the Big Game? Over 200 volunteers from around the state decided to learn to be creative, identify collaboration and communication skills and try to act like kids. They were at NH Destination Imagination (“DI”) Appraiser Training in Londonderry. These “Appraisers” were trained to judge student team solutions at […]
NH Destination Imagination tournaments are where teams show their Challenge solutions. Teams of Appraisers will appraise their solutions and here’s a secret: Over 35% of all Appraisers were once on a team! This Saturday at Londonderry High School is the first of two weeks of hands-on Appraiser training. Next week’s training, Saturday, February 8th, will be […]
Training for team-provided Appraisers are set for Saturday, February 1st at Londonderry High School and Saturday, February 8th at Newfound Memorial Middle School in Bristol. Appraisers need to attend either training event. At each tournament, the solutions to Team Challenges and Instant Challenges are evaluated by friendly volunteers that we call Appraisers. They’re called ApPRAISErs […]