Montana Destination Imagination (DI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to implementing the DI creative problem solving program in our state.

Creativity News - Volume 2019, Number 4 (February 01, 2019)

Date Published: 
02/02/2019

FOCUS ON TEAM DATA FORMS ...

 

For all challenges requiring an explanation of the story, it’s imperative that your team takes the time to give detail and specify the beginning, middle and end of the their challenge. These short details provided by the team, will allow the appraisers to clearly follow and appraise the performance, focusing on what the team wants them to watch.

 

Please use the interactive forms so that it is easier for the appraisers to

quickly read and follow.

 

Creativity News - Volume 3, Number 3 (January 12, 2019)

Date Published: 
01/13/2019

BY NOW YOUR TEAM IS LIKELY DEEP IN THE THROES OF THE TEAM CHALLENGE, AND ALL THAT IT ENTAILS! THIS MONTH WE WANT TO FOCUS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TEAM CHOICE ELEMENTS. THEY ARE A VERY LARGE AND IMPORTANT SCORING ELEMENT ON TOURNAMENT DAY, AND SHOULD NOT BE LEFT UNTIL THE END. AS YOU ADVANCE FROM STATE TO GLOBALS, THESE ELEMENTS INCREASE IN OVERALL IMPORTANCE, AS THE LEVEL OF COMPETITION INCREASES. BELOW IS A GREAT ARTICLE ABOUT CHOOSING THEM. scoring pie chart

 

Creativity News - Volume 2018, Number 2 (December 08, 2018)

Date Published: 
12/09/2018

 

Volume II | December 9, 2018

 

Creativity News - Volume 2018, Number 1 (November 12, 2018)

Date Published: 
11/13/2018

Volume I | November 13, 2018

WELCOME MONTANA TEAM MANAGERS!!!

Montana Students on Fire with Creativity

On Saturday, March 24th, at University of Montana Western in Dillon, students from across Montana will showcase their creative solutions the the seven Destination Imagination Challenges for this year.  The presentations will include solutions on how to navigate mazes, operate attractions in unlikely locations, design and perform a two act musical, explore for a treasure, determine if their structure will withstand impact and pressure, learn about different cultures, and present a community service project results using infographics.

Montana Teams Global Bound

Six Montana Teams are headed to Knoxville, Tennessee for the Destination Imagination Global Finals.  This is the world's largest celebration of creativity where more than 1,400 of the top-scoring DI teams from 45 U.S. states and 14 countries gather to showcase their innovative Challenge solutions. These Montana teams have used creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and teamwork to develop their solutions to technical, scientific, fine arts, improvisational, and community service challenges.

A big thank you to all those who have helped these teams reach their goal of qualifying for Global Finals.

Best of luck to all of our teams.

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Montana Students Spurring Creativity

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Montana students will have their problem-solving, collaboration and creativity skills tested at the Montana Destination Imagination Affiliate Tournament. Student teams will be leveraging these skills in solving open-ended challenges based in science, technology, the arts, engineering, math and service learning. Competitions will begin at 10:00 AM at the UMW athletic complex in Dillon, Montana. 

MTDI 2016 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Carly Mollenkamp, recipient of the 2016 Montana Destination Imagination scholarship.

Carly submitted a tool to help teams warm-up for their tournament performances based on their mood that day. Her tool included different team exercises and a flow chart to match their mood with the exercises.

Carly will be attending Montana State University to pursue research in psychology or astronomy. 

Montana Teams Scored Well at Global Finals

Over 1400 teams attended the 2016 Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee at the end of May.

ACRONYM the elementary team from Irving School placed 5th in the Fine Arts Challenge - Get A Clue. 

          

The Creative Colors the elementary level Bozeman Home School team placed 13th in the projectOutreach Service Learning Challenge - The Meme Event.

Advantage of Confusion the middle level Bozeman Home School team placed in the Technical Challenge - Pace of Change.

Kinda Cheesy the secondary level Bozeman Home School team placed in the Scientific Challenge - In Plain Sight.

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