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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!!!

Creativity News - Volume 9, Number 1 (09/04/2015)

Date Published: 
09/04/2015

Survey on the Shifting of Students' Perception of STEM

In an effort to learn how students perceive STEM careers, Destination Imagination has partnered with National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) and the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity and Educational Research Center of America (ERCA) on a research project that will focus on how high school students perceive STEM Careers.

Montana DI is encouraging high school educators to register to receive the results package. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Send an email to info@studentresearch.org and make sure “STEM Career Survey” is in the subject line.
  • Watch your inbox during the back-to-school season for a package from The Research Consortium on STEM Career Pathways.

Start A Team Kits

Creativity News - Volume 8, Number 4 (11/01/2014)

Date Published: 
11/01/2014

Team Manager Training

MTDI will be holding a Team Manager training on Saturday, November 8, from 9AM - Noon at Fire Station #3 in Bozeman. This training will cover how to approach solving the Central Challenge, basic tips for solving Instant Challenges, what is Interference, and how to access online training resources. Even if you are still considering forming a team you should attend the training.

Creativity News - Volume 8, Number 3 (10/01/2014)

Date Published: 
10/01/2014

How Do You Describe Destination Imagination?

Destination Imagination helps students develop and use their imaginations to improve our world. We do this by producing fun and engaging challenges designed to teach the creative process from imagination to innovation.

Creativity News - Volume 8, Number 2 (09/04/2014)

Date Published: 
09/04/2014

Why Should Kids Participate in DI

It is becoming increasingly apparent that students need the skills of creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration (the 4 C's)to succeed in today's world. Many of these skills are not learned from textbooks and worksheets.  This is where Destination Imagination can play a role in their education.

Creativity News - Volume 8, Number 1 (07/23/2014)

Date Published: 
07/23/2014

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science."  Einstein

Creativity News - Volume 7, Number 9 (05/31/2014)

Date Published: 
05/31/2014

Global Finals: Montana Teams Did Well

Check out the MTDI Facebook page for pictures of the Montana Teams at Global Finals. Over 1400 teams attended the 2014 Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee this year. The Manhattan Christian Magnificent Microbes elementary Going to Extremes team took 3rd place.  The Irving Smartateers elementary Pandemonium team placed 14th. Bozeman High School's Pandemonium team The Unqualified Tributes were 37th place out of 63 teams and the Big Fork Ti-Rangles middle level Tension Builds team placed 48th out of 89 teams.

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