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3 Ways to Create a Great Online Learning Experience for Kids

April 26, 2020

For the past several weeks, Digital Adventures has completely transitioned our instructor guided, in-person studio classes over to an online format. While this switch has not been easy, we have learned a lot about our students, our families, ourselves, and our business.Through the process of working with these various groups, we have identified 3 key elements to creating a great online learning...


3 ways for kids to build community during difficult times

April 18, 2020

Over the past few weeks, New York City & Los Angeles made the difficult decision to shut down their respective school districts for the remainder of the year. Earlier this week, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker followed suit and closed all schools in the entire state for the balance of the year. This means that the 3 largest school districts in the entire country which collectively teach milli...


This is NOT a NEW normal. Parents need support!

April 11, 2020

Within a few short weeks, many of us have had our lives turned completely upside down. As humans, we have an incredible resiliency and grit. These characteristics means that we fight hard to figure things out as best we can in a rapid amount of time. However, just because we are figuring things out and doing what we can with a very challenging situation does not mean that this is a NEW normal. ...


7 Simple Tips to Help Your Kid Become a Zoom Expert

April 5, 2020

All across the globe, educators, parents and students have been thrust into a new normal.  Instead of attending classes in person at school, many of us are now taking advantage of the latest advances in technology to live-stream our education. While it may seem like it should be a seamless transition, the reality is that for many kids this is a brand new environment that has similar elements to...


5 Quick Tips for Zoom Educators

March 27, 2020

At Digital Adventures, we recently made the decision to shift our entire programs over to an online format. Instead of hosting classes & camps for kids in our state-of-the-art technology learning studio, we have now shifted to a online livestream format using video conferencing technology.  Since we started the company in 2015, our instructors have taught thousands of kid. In the process, w...