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Why video games are so compelling to students and where traditional education falls short?

Chris Bennett – Affiliate at Stanford Graduate School of Education – leads a free Public Speaker Series focused on the challenges facing K12 school leaders in preparing young learners for the fields of tomorrow.     Below is an extract from our conversation on Oct 20th, 2022, you can find the full conversation on the… Continue reading Why video games are so compelling to students and where traditional education falls short?

    4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Virtual Tech Camp Experience

    Animation Instructor Adam Byrd shares his ingredients for success You’ve done your research, weighed your options and decided to pursue your passion by registering for a Digital Media Academy Virtual Summer Tech Camp. So…where do you go from here? You might be nervous or excited, new to Digital Media Academy or a long-term fan of… Continue reading 4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Virtual Tech Camp Experience

      Students Connect With Each Other and Their Own Creativity at Summer Tech Camps for Video Game Development

      A Q&A With Game Developer and Curriculum Designer, Lang Schwartzwald What do video game development, virtual education, and social-emotional learning all have in common? Virtual Tech Camps at Digital Media Academy. Lang Schwartzwald specializes in technology education, teaching subjects that include robotics, 3D game design, TV production and coding to learners aged 9 to 12.… Continue reading Students Connect With Each Other and Their Own Creativity at Summer Tech Camps for Video Game Development

        Student Portfolio Highlight: 2D Animation Career Track

        Meet 13-year-old Crosby, an aspiring 2D animator inspired by Studio Ghibli! Have you ever found yourself transported to another place and time by an animated film? Do the works of Hayao Miyazaki or Junji Ito give you goosebumps? You might have something in common with Crosby – one of Digital Media Academy’s talented 2D Animation… Continue reading Student Portfolio Highlight: 2D Animation Career Track

          Self-Paced Learning With Digital Media

          Learn From the Best Anywhere, Anytime – Full Scholarships Available Key Features of Self-Paced Learning With Digital Media Academy: Learn anywhere, any time Progress at your own pace No pre-requisites No special software or hardware required Access the same courses presented by Digital Media Academy at prestigious universities around the world Courses are aligned with… Continue reading Self-Paced Learning With Digital Media

            How to Future-Proof Your Students: Strategies for Encouraging Independent Learning and High Engagement with STEAM Technology Activities

            In case you missed the March edition of Digital Media Academy webinar, you can find a summary of the key points in this article. We hosted this webinar in collaboration with Ormiston Primary School located in Auckland, New Zealand. Shivanni Nayar, who is the Digital Technology Coordinator at the Ormiston Primary School was our guest… Continue reading How to Future-Proof Your Students: Strategies for Encouraging Independent Learning and High Engagement with STEAM Technology Activities

              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