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Autodesk Design Academy

Design shapes almost everything around us – the things we buy, the way we get around and the places we live. It really does change the world, and that’s why we’re passionate about educating and inspiring the next generation of designers. Autodesk Design Academy helps educators introduce students to the world of design with free, hands-on supplementary projects and course materials that facilitate the teaching of design. By nurturing their knowledge, skills and creativity, you can help students design a better world.
The Autodesk Design Academy features a constantly growing collection of lessons, projects and curriculum support materials that help educators teach students creative confidence.
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Autodesk software is used heavily in the engineering industry, and I want my students to know it well so they can jump right into a job without the employer needing to train them.”

—Jennifer Hohne, Engineering Instructor
Heritage Hills High School, Lincoln City, Indiana

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You can see [students] light up with the possibilities for the future when they start solving real problems with professional tools.”

—Cindy Harris, CAD Instructor
Bath Regional Vocational Center, Bath, Maine

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ISTE Seal of Alignment

Autodesk received the ISTE Seal of Alignment for Proficiency. Reviewers determined that this resource provides substantial opportunities for students to practice the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the ISTE Standards for Students. To learn more, visit http://www.iste.org/standards/seal-of-alignment/autodesk