Destination ImagiNation - British Columbia

COMOX STUDENTS TRAVEL TO CHINA TO SHOWCASE THEIR CREATIVITY

A team of high school students from Ecole Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School in the Comox Valley will demonstrate their creativity and critical thinking by competing in China's national Destination Imagination championship tournament in Bejing, China in early December. Seven students from grades 10 – 12 will work as a team to solve an extreme challenge sponsored by National Geographic and then have their solution compared with those from other countries around the world. “It is a great honour to be asked to compete. We are very proud of our students. They really are a testament to the world class education available to them here.” said District Superintendent Sherry Elwood.

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Destination Imagination overview

Destination ImagiNation, Inc. is an extraordinary non-profit organization that provides two educational programs for students to learn and experience creativity, teamwork and problem solving.  Destination ImagiNation, our core program, is an exhilarating after-school activity in which students work in teams to solve mind-bending Challenges and present their solutions at Tournaments.

Destination ImagiNation, Inc. began in the summer of 1999, when nearly 200 international volunteers united to create a global creative problem solving program that would provide students with an exciting, joyful and supportive experience. Less than a year later, more than 100,000 students had participated in the program.

The underpinnings of Destination ImagiNation’s work in creativity, teamwork and problem solving were developed in collaboration with the world-renowned Center for Creative Learning. Today, Destination ImagiNation has an extensive global network and a devoted staff to carry out its programs. It stands among the world’s most progressive institutions in creativity and innovation, and it seeks to revitalize the educational experience of students around the world.

Open the below pdf which talks about the program and how to navigate students through the creative process.

 

 


 

Welcome to Destination Imagination BC


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Destination ImagiNation, Inc. is an extraordinary non-profit organization that provides educational programs for students to learn and experience creativity, teamwork and problem solving.

Experts around the world agree that a country’s ability to innovate will be one of the key determinants of success in the 21st century economy. Being a world-class problem solver and innovator is going to help future generations of kids achieve success.

Destination ImagiNation, the world’s largest creative problem solving program for K-12 youth, is an educational program in which student teams solve open-ended Challenges and present their solutions at Tournaments. Teams are tested to think on their feet, work together and devise original solutions that satisfy the requirements of the Challenges. Participants gain more than just basic knowledge and skills — they learn to unleash their imaginations and take unique approaches to problem solving.

 
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Destination ImagiNation
Destination ImagiNation is the world's largest creative problem solving program for K to grade 12. It is an educational program in which student teams solve open-ended challenges and present their solutions at Tournaments. Teams are tested to think on their feet, work together and devise original solutions that satisfy the requirements of the challenges. Participants gain more than just basic knowledge and skills - they learn to unleash their imagination and take unique approaches to problem solving.

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