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    Could a Digital Media Academy Scholarship Change Your Life? Quite Possibly

    Find out what could you achieve with a world-class education from industry experts Are you a student between the ages of 9 and 18 with a passion and talent for coding, animation, or another area of digital media or technology? Do you know someone who is? We want to send you to camp (virtually, that… Continue reading Could a Digital Media Academy Scholarship Change Your Life? Quite Possibly

      Student Interview: What It’s Like to Take a Virtual Course at Digital Media Academy

      Over the past two years, students around the world have had to make the shift to online learning. While we believe that virtual classrooms done well can offer a powerful educational experience, we know that virtual education is not always delivered with the level of care and quality that students and their parents expect or… Continue reading Student Interview: What It’s Like to Take a Virtual Course at Digital Media Academy

        Digital Media Academy Announces 1000 Scholarships for Talented Learners Aged 9 to 18

        The Leading Digital Education Provider Believes That 21st Century Learning is for Everyone Summary: Applications are now open for the Virtual Spring Camps FULL scholarships – the deadline to apply is March 4th. FULL Scholarships are open to ALL passionate learners aged 9 to 18. Virtual Spring Camps will be held from March 14th to… Continue reading Digital Media Academy Announces 1000 Scholarships for Talented Learners Aged 9 to 18

          A Week in the Life of a Spring Break Virtual Camper

          Are you thinking about registering (or already registered) for a Digital Media Academy spring break virtual camp and wondering what to expect? There’s no need to wonder – allow us to explain. Digital Media Academy’s spring break virtual camps combine the best that online learning and traditional learning have to offer, creating a deeply engaging,… Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Spring Break Virtual Camper

            Spring Break Is All About Pursuing Your Passion

            History, Languages, Philosophy and more school subjects enable students to build an important foundation of knowledge. Most students’ interests and passions, however, extend far beyond the classroom. Spring break offers a limited-time opportunity for young people to explore avenues of learning that truly excite them, from rock climbing to computer programming. For the young programmer,… Continue reading Spring Break Is All About Pursuing Your Passion

              Do You Want to Develop Your Passion for Music Production?

              A Q&A With Industry Professional (And Digital Media Academy Lead Instructor for Music Production) Peter Borotto Many young people dream about a career in music but few actually make that dream come true. Even talented musicians can struggle to make a living doing what they love. Does that mean that making music for a living… Continue reading Do You Want to Develop Your Passion for Music Production?

                What does a typical Tech Accelerator lesson look like?

                Most classes begin with ‘Connect’. The Connect stage could include questions on key content from previous learning, a relationship or community building activity, or an inspirational image or quote that sparks thinking. In any case, the brain is activated from the start (no student should be kept waiting task-less while tech issues are resolved or… Continue reading What does a typical Tech Accelerator lesson look like?

                Overcoming barriers to successful STEAM Technology Integration

                During the pandemic, many schools had to integrate technology and use online learning platforms in order to continue educating students. In many cases, the transition to online learning had to happen overnight, with both teachers and students expected to quickly adapt to new ways of teaching and learning. Online learning became the new normal. This… Continue reading Overcoming barriers to successful STEAM Technology Integration

                Virtual Tech Camps: A Success Story of Virtual Learning

                EXPLORE DMA CURRICULUM SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR “Summer has come around but the Pandemic is not over yet. What can my kids do?” This was a question many parents were asking earlier this year. Despite things changing quickly with vaccination rates increasing, many governing bodies had not made a call on whether in-person summer camps… Continue reading Virtual Tech Camps: A Success Story of Virtual Learning

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