ABOUT ODYSSEY OF THE MIND

46 Years and Still Going On

Odyssey of the Mind (OM) helps students learn to develop and use their creativity to not be afraid to solve any problems. This program will be an advantage for them in every aspect of their lives because of the skills and confidence they will gain. OM brings the classroom to life as they apply all these skills in their interest and passion to solve open-ended problems efficiently and effectively. OM encourages teamwork, time management, budgeting, public speaking, and a lot more. This international program is designed to let students learn and grow as individuals, team members and reach their full potential.

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UNVEILING THE BENEFITS OF ODYSSEY OF THE MIND

STEAM

Incorporate science, technology, engineering, arts and math into the process with a multi-disciplinary approach.

PROBLEM SOLVING & CRITICAL THINKING

Brainstorm possible technical, thematic and artistic solutions. Convergence of ideas for finding a real solution.

INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY

Research to find information needed to solve the problem. Choosing a problem and idea that is personally exciting

SELF DIRECTION

No-Outside Assistance rule - team generated research, solutions and decision making.

COMMUNICATION

Team work - Consensus - Collaboration. Understanding and valuing the power of diversity within the team.

AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT

Accountability and Adaptability. Planning and refining for future tournaments.

GLOBAL AWARENESS

Global Competitiveness and Understanding. Whole hearted Effort to solve a personally exciting problem with teams from around the world.
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Our History

Odyssey of the Mind has been a leader in education for 46 years. It’s emphasized creativity, science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math long before it was a discipline. It started in Founder Dr. Sam’s innovative industrial design classes at Rowan University in the 1970’s. He believed learning should be fun, students should incorporate their own interests, there are always new uses for old items, and the way you ask a question is everything.

What others are saying...

I have done Odyssey of the Mind 2 years ago, was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Being unaware of the 'Balsa wood' problem, after doing a lot of research & building various different structures, our team won the Regional round & moved on to the International Round. Poland was an enriching experience for me, learnt about different cultures & finally won the prestigious 'Omer's Award'. This could not have been achieved without our coach Bindu ma'am & the Odyssey team.
Arnav Arora

Arnav Arora

AIS NOIDA

I have attended Odyssey of the mind two times both in World Finals as well in Eurofest. It was an enriching and great learning experience for me. Solving problems and thinking out of the box were the two key features of this competition. Interacting with students from all over the globe and making friends was the best part of this program. Overall it was a good experience for me.
Lakshaya Khurana

Lakshaya Khurana

AIS NOIDA

After participating in Odyssey of the Mind, I have come out of my comfort zone and I am able to think out of the box. I have been able to think creative with the help of them. I enjoy their problems as whatsoever they give to solve is always something new which you cant even imagine.
Parv Gupta

Parv Gupta

KDB PUBLIC SCHOOL, GHAZIABAD

Odyssey of the Mind is an excellent platform for children to explore, discover, & to be independent and responsible. It gives an opportunity to children to showcase their talent & creativity at an International level and work with buddies from all over the world . We are proud that we were part of Odyssey of the Mind Euro fest. We would like to thank Mr. Prabhat for being a mentor and a guide.
Preeti Kumar

Preeti Kumar

PARENT | KR MANGALAM GURGAON

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Latest news & events

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National Victor Public School, IP Extension – bags first position at Eurofest 2018

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