What is the Matrix-Five Youth Technology Academy?
Learning Made Fun!
An academy that teaches virtual world technology, coding and development to today’s youth in an actual virtual world. Learn Virtual World Technology while having fun !
What are the ages of the students of the academy?
Middle School and High School. Approximately 10-18 years of age.
- Computer – Windows or Mac, desktop, laptop or tablet (no ios or android devices)
- Memory – Recommended memory (8 GB) or at least 4 GB Ram, and at 50 GB hard disk memory
- Mouse with middle wheel
- Headset (headphone with mic
- Good Internet Connection.
What is the schedule of the academy?
Each day Mon-Fri we have a Daily Academy Session 2-hour session
Daily Academy Session:
1 PM – 3 PM EST.
How does the academy teach its students?
Each day, Mon-Fri the academy has (3) 2-hour Learning Sessions. Each student’s tuition is for one 2-hour session per day. Each student is required to choose a project which they will work on alone, with a partner, or with a team.
Each day’s 2-hour Learning Session consists of:
1) Initial Instruction and Activity
2) Hands-on Project Work
How do students enter the academy in the virtual world?
Each student has their own furnished dorm apartment (Learning Module Unit, LMU), each containing a large flat screen. Each student has their own door code.
Each day the students log into m5 virtual world and into their dorm apartment. They then turn on the flat screen TV to view that day’s Learning session, instructions and activities.
Projects will be certified and presented to the parents, along with awards. scholarships, and employment /business opportunities every 3 months.
Can parents, grandparents and great grandparents get involved?
Yes, every parent of the students can get their own account and avatar in Matrix-Five virtual world where they can log in anytime to view the academy when in session, as well as their child’s work and progress. We can also extend this to grandparents and childcare providers.
We actively encourage parents and family to get involved in the many meetings, events, and activities we will have in M5, especially on the weekends.