Our Eanes ISD Destination Imagination teams did a great job at the State tournament in Mansfield, Tx!! Three of our teams will now advance to Global Finals in May 2018.
Destination Imagination (DI) participants learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation, as they:
- recognize a challenge
- imagine solutions
- initiate a plan
- collaborate with teammates
- assess progress and re-adjust as needed
- evaluate results
- share and celebrate at a tournament!
Students in grades K-12 select one out of a possible seven open-ended challenges. They work in teams of up to 7 kids, under the guidance of one or two Team Managers, to find solutions while operating within a budget and a timeline! Based on the concept of divergent thinking - that there is more than one way to solve a problem – DI challenges students to build on their strengths and improve skills in a variety of ways. 21st century skills of collaboration, communication, creative thinking, and critical thinking are a focus as students work on the elements of this