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 This article'​s content comes from the thoughts of experienced program coordinators and may be helpful to new program coordinators and others who help to form OotM teams. There are many ways to form teams. What works best for one group may not work for another. This article'​s content comes from the thoughts of experienced program coordinators and may be helpful to new program coordinators and others who help to form OotM teams. There are many ways to form teams. What works best for one group may not work for another.
  
-Teams may participate under different types of [[program membership]]s for ​schools, community groups, or homeschools.+Teams may participate under different types of [[program membership|program memberships]] for schools, community groups, or homeschools.
  
 =====Who selects team members?​===== =====Who selects team members?​=====
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   - **Academics:​** Some schools consider students’ academic suitability for OotM, whether that means working at or above grade level, a teacher’s recommendation regarding the student’s higher level thinking skills, or a coach’s personal knowledge of the student’s ability. It is important to remember that students at all academic levels have gifts and talents which can be used and developed in OotM.   - **Academics:​** Some schools consider students’ academic suitability for OotM, whether that means working at or above grade level, a teacher’s recommendation regarding the student’s higher level thinking skills, or a coach’s personal knowledge of the student’s ability. It is important to remember that students at all academic levels have gifts and talents which can be used and developed in OotM.
   - **Location:​** Some programs consider the geographical location, especially with homeschool memberships.   - **Location:​** Some programs consider the geographical location, especially with homeschool memberships.
-  - **Long-Term Problem Interest:​** Schools or groups may form teams by grouping students by which full [[long-term]] problems they are interested in.+  - **Long-Term Problem Interest:​** Schools or groups may form teams by grouping students by which full [[Long_Term|long-term]] problems they are interested in.
   - **Gifted classes:** Some schools choose to use OotM as part of their gifted curriculum.   - **Gifted classes:** Some schools choose to use OotM as part of their gifted curriculum.
   - **First-Come,​ First-Served:​** Programs may fill available team spots on a first-come, first- served basis, as long as all team members have compatible schedules and can commit to the team for the season.   - **First-Come,​ First-Served:​** Programs may fill available team spots on a first-come, first- served basis, as long as all team members have compatible schedules and can commit to the team for the season.
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