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FLEX Making Money With Video Games Turning a Gaming Hobby Into a Business 7W1

Explosive Learning Jo Reynolds Life Skill Teachers
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In this class, we will see all the ways you can make money. Like how to plan, start, build & own a gaming business. How to make money playing video games like Fortnite, Minecraft etc, & start a successful gaming business. Updated for 2023!

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 6
Beginner - Intermediate Level
7 lessons//7 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Gaming as a Career
Explore viable careers within the gaming industry, understand potential earnings, and identify the skills needed for success.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Content Creation
Learn the art of engaging gaming content creation to captivate the gaming community.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Gaming Tournaments and QA Testing
Dive into the world of gaming tournaments and the critical role of QA Testing in game development.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Writing, Journalism, and PC Building
Uncover opportunities in gaming guides writing, journalism, and PC building for gamers.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Podcasting, Protecting, and Translating
Explore roles in gaming podcasting, game bodyguarding, composing, moderating, and translating.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Coaching, Playing, and Developing
Master coaching, professional gaming, game development, production, and animation.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Turning Passion into Profit
Finalize your entrepreneurial journey by learning how to write a business plan and make your gaming business vision a reality.
  • To learn about the types of jobs that involve playing games and the potential earnings from these jobs To understand the skills required for different video game jobs To learn about various other jobs available in the video game industry, such as video game content creator, tournament organizer, quality assurance tester, games guide writer, video games journalist, PC builders, video games podcaster, game bodyguard, composer, moderator, translator, video game coach, professional gamer, game developer and video game producer, animator
Johnathan holds a Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science during which course he learned how to program video games and the science behind making the games highly addictive, a requirement of the companies who make money from this 200-billion-dollar industry. He has worked with children of all ages in the fields of sports, circus skills, and business as a trainer and mentor. He has extensive experience in mentoring and counseling which he applies during this class. 

So, he understands from first-person experience how addictive video games can be. He has 3 young stepchildren who he helps get active away from their Playstation, Nintendo, Xbox, playing games like Zelda, Mario, Pokemon, Apex / League of Legends, Minecraft, Roblox, Fortnite, etc. and uses many of the techniques and theories explained in this course to help them get a better balance to their lives.
Homework Offered
Each week, there will be approximately 20 - 30 minutes of homework assigned to help participants develop and apply the ideas taught in class to their own lives.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Not an official Minecraft product. Not approved or associated with Mojang.
Joined May, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Jo Reynolds BSc Money Business Video Games YouTube
Explosive Learning specialises in Life Skills classes that:

* Develop essential life skills rarely taught in schools
* Improve wellbeing by helping make kids happy and active
* Increase confidence through performance skills
* Are great fun to... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $175 for all content
7 pre-recorded lessons
7 weeks of teacher support
Choose your start date
1 year of access to the content

Completed by 10 learners
Ages: 7-10

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