The podcast all about the Odyssey of the Mind K-12 and college creative problem-solving STEAM program. We speak with past and present OMers, coaches, judges, parents, volunteers, and other friends from around the world about Odyssey advice, culture, experiences, opportunities, and skills. PODyssey of the Mind is presented by the Pennsylvania association.
Sammy Micklus Part 1: Competing Virtually
Odyssey of the Mind's top dog (top raccoon?) joins us to discuss this past year's Virtual World Finals and how the coming 2020-21 season is shaping up. We're thrilled to have Sammy Micklus, Odyssey of the Mind HQ's program director, in this first part...
PINcast sPINoff – David, Olivia, Paisley, and Ryan
Good people of the PINternet, we're back! This week's ePINsode is chock full of pins. Pin trading is a staple of the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals experience. Long-time World Finals officials and pin gurus Ryan Blackman, Olivia Holvik, David Palermo,...
Makers, Take the Stage! Anna, Leah, Melody, Natalie, Nikki, Ruby, and Coach McGee
Are they coaches, or are they OMers? The answer is – both! We caught up with a team of 11th grade OMers who run a creative problem-solving summer camp called "Makers, Take the Stage!" in western Pennsylvania. It's a mini version of Odyssey of the Mind...
Ariel and Drew
Back in Pennsylvania this week, we get the scoop from two rising high school seniors in the Masterman School Odyssey of the Mind program in Philadelphia. Long-time OMers Ariel Weinbaum and Drew Brown talk about pushing the envelope with their long-term...
Mr. Mac, Mr. Sulsky, and their Long Beach, New York OMers
We cross state lines for our biggest episode ever! Coaches Doug MacConnell and Justin Sulsky join us with several of their fourth and fifth grade OMers from the Long Beach Public Schools in New York. Mr. Mac and Mr. Sulsky discuss how they started...
Pennsylvania Virtual Graduation Ceremony
A special edition of PODyssey of the Mind: We're joined by Odyssey alumni from across the state of Pennsylvania for our first ever Virtual Graduation Ceremony. Members of our state board who are past OMers shared their wisdom for our graduating seniors,...
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I was in it so it has to be good
I was in the first episode (Pennsbury High School) and it was just as enjoyable to talk about my Odyssey experience as it was to hear from other OMers about theirs. A must-listen for all past, present, and future OMers and coaches!
Must listen for coaches and OMers
There is so much valuable advice here for OM coaches and participants. Practical solutions for solving long-term and spontaneous problems as well as hearing about how OMers will use their OM lessons for the rest of their lives!