July 21, 2014I have been in DI for six years. During those six years, I have learned a lot about teamwork, responsibility, and how to be creative. But I never imagined how greatly the last two years would impact my life—how it would permanently change who I am and how I do things. This is the story of the S.A.V.E. team.
July 15, 2014
It’s time to put on those creative thinking caps again because team registration for the 2014-15 season of Destination Imagination is officially open! From engineering to service learning to improvisation, this season’s new and unique Challenges are sure to stretch your imagination even further and take you on a journey of a lifetime—all while helping you learn and improve on your interpersonal and management skills, celebrate your creativity, persevere from imagination to innovation and, of course, have fun!
July 11, 2014
Thank you to all of our amazing teams and wonderful Team Managers that participated in the 2013-14 Challenge program! This past season, nearly 8,000 students competed in Global Finals. Thanks to some of our top-placing Global Finals teams and Team Managers, you can read about the Challenge solutions that helped them take top honors at the international tournament.
July 10, 2014
In just two weeks, Destination Imagination (DI) will host its largest annual conference—Ignite: Innovation for Education! Ignite 2014 will be held at the Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas, TX from July 24-26, and is open to all educators and DI volunteers who are passionate about 21st century learning, STEM principles, and the urgency to foster students with the skills necessary to succeed in today’s world.
July 02, 2014
11-year-old Andrew Pelham, who recently participated in the National Geographic Kids Engineering Exploration Challenge that Destination Imagination helped develop, has created a simple but powerful device that could save many lives: the E-Z Baby Saver.
June 23, 2014
Last week, Destination Imagination (DI) had the wonderful opportunity to present at Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), an elite organization that serves as a catalyst for pushing 21st century learning to the center of education in the U.S. Like Destination Imagination, P21 believes that 21st century readiness is essential for students’ success in college, their career and life, which is why our organization is a passionate P21 member.
June 17, 2014
It’s that time of year again; high school seniors are walking across a stage and being handed their diplomas. This summer is one of the most important summers that many teenagers experience. It is the transition between the protective halls of high school and the beacon of independence that is college life. We wanted to share five tips from our educators on staff on how to best use your summer to enjoy the days you have left and prepare for the adventure ahead.
June 11, 2014
We are excited to announce that we will have more than 60 different workshops available for all educators and Destination Imagination volunteers, including Affiliate and Regional Directors, Appraisers and Team Managers, who are attending this year’s Ignite: Innovation for Education Conference!
June 09, 2014
Are you a DI-er, Team Manager or volunteer from DI China and are having trouble viewing our DITV Global Finals videos on YouTube? You can now watch our complete Welcome Ceremony and Closing Celebration videos on two Chinese social media sites: 56.com and Toudu. Catch all of this year’s ceremony highlights today!
June 04, 2014
Destination Imagination and the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation are proud to present…the Unlikely Superheroes Challenge! Team up with the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and help to make your world a healthier place.