Resource: Odyssey of the Mind
Website: Odyssey of the Mind
Sponsor: Odyssey of the Mind
URL: http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/
Description: This international, not-for-profit organization teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." Memberships are purchased by a school or community group and then teams compete at the regional level, and/or at the state/province/country level.

Comments: Contributed by: Educator on 6/9/2007
Odyssey is a wonderful program through which students are encouraged to think for themselves, develop teamwork and problem solving skills and strive for excellence.

Contributed by: Educator on 10/13/2004
Creative thinking skills are often overlooked in school district curriculums. The Odyssey of the Mind program offers curriculum materials for classroom use in addition to being a national competition.

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