January 5, 2019

Instant Challenge Workshop

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

* Lots of ICs to Try 

* Feedback from Appraisers

* Information for Team Managers

* Snacks!

St. Bonaventure 

1340 Leslie St

North York  M3C 2K9

November 6, 2018

This is basically a traditional weight to strength challenge with static load. Unlike last year where you had to drop your weights, this year you will be able to 'gently' place your weights on your structure. And while you should show creativity in your performance, th...

October 26, 2018

A few months ago I wrote a blog about how my kids would scour Value Village for costume pieces to reuse and repurpose. October is the BEST month for this... so many discount stores have inexpensive costumes that our kids can use as a starting point. Happy Hunting!

October 1, 2018

Last year, a forward-looking TCDSB principal and teacher from St. Timothy (TCDSB) offered DI to an ELL class. It was a remarkable learning experience for everyone who was involved. This is what the students shared with their school community:

On Saturday...

September 24, 2018

We've all heard that Laughter is the Best Medicine, but have you heard that Improv Can Save Lives?! Dr. Brian Goldman talks to Alan Alda about how Improv can help doctors learn about empathy. 

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/whitecoat/how-alan-alda-went-from-tv-doctor-to-teach...

September 20, 2018

DI Ontario Founding Member Richard Sullivan Passes Away

Obituary in The Star

Hello DI Community,

It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of one of our organization’s founding members, Richard Sullivan.  I had the pleasure of meeting Richard back in 1991 when,...

September 13, 2018

The most popular challenge as of late is the Scientific Challenge, and this year will be no exception. You can expect heavy competition when choosing this challenge for your team! To get ahead of the pack – you need to score higher!

When it comes to scoring, everything...

September 13, 2018

The World Economic Forum has published an article entitled Goodbye, maths and English. Hello, teamwork and communication? that looks at how important good teamwork and communication skills are in the workforce. We know that our DI alumni are ready!

h...

September 11, 2018

As we ramp up for an exciting DI Season we have another set of fantastic challenges – especially the Technical Challenge, On Target!

While these tips are good for all teams and Team Managers, regardless of the challenge, with this year’s technical challenge full of Airc...

August 26, 2018

As a non-profit organization that strives to make DI affordable for all school children, we welcome your financial support.

We can accept donations by email transfer at: ed@diontario.org

and by credit card at:

https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/destination-ima...

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