Teaching With Drones

teaching with drones

By 2026, the drone market in educational environments alone is estimated to grow to $499 million. There’s a huge push happening for drones in education today. If you’re an educator, you likely already know.  Why drones, though? At Drone Legends, we answer this question every day. After working with thousands of teachers around the world— […]

Drones for Education

drones for education

Every single day, the Drone Legends team gets to witness drones being used as powerful educational tools. These little unmanned aerial vehicles have a huge impact on student learning outcomes, especially in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Even if you know that drones are useful in education, there are a few […]

AI and Drones

ai and drones

Even without artificial intelligence, drone technology is pretty cutting-edge. Drones can deliver goods, conduct maintenance inspections, and collect valuable data. Some can even pilot themselves without any human control or interference! Many researchers believe that the future of drone technology is AI. There are limitless possibilities for what AI and drones could accomplish together. From […]

Drone Research and Application

drone research and application

Drones are changing the world. Through every industry, drones strengthen human productivity and can even reach beyond machine capabilities. One of the biggest fields that drones are taking to new heights: research. Who knew drones would have such a huge impact on the way researchers collect and interpret information? To learn how drones are affecting […]

Drones and Science

drones and science

Technology and science go together like peanut butter and jelly. For centuries, they have worked together to help humanity create inventions that solve big problems. Technology relies on scientific discoveries to develop solutions, whereas science uses technology to improve research, often leading to new discoveries. Drones technology is used in scientific applications across a wide […]

Drones and Maker Workshops

drones and maker workshops

At Drone Legends, we really love drones.  And not just because they’re cool, or exciting, or because they’ll soon be able to deliver ice cream directly to your front door. (Okay, that’s part of it.) The real reason we love drones is that they’re capable of helping children achieve things they never thought possible. And […]

Learning Drones and Robotics

drones and robotics

We can’t talk about drones without giving attention to other types of robots. Since the commercialization of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) in only the last decade, drones have opened up more opportunities than ever for professionals, hobbyists, and students to explore the advanced world of robotics and tech.  Keep reading to learn what drones and […]

Drones for Middle School

drones for middle school

Drone learning in STEM education combines technical skills with adventure. What could be more fun for middle school students than getting to experience the magic of drones? Through drone programs, students learn valuable skills. And when it comes to preparing students for the future, learning about drones sets middle school students up for success. Drone […]

Drones in the Classroom: An Interview with Mark Kaercher

The Importance of Drones in the Classroom

The Drone Legends team recently interviewed Mark Kaercher, a math teacher of over 25 years who now runs a sixth grade Innovation Lab. We discussed what it’s like to run his learning/simulation center and how Mark connected with Drone Legends. We asked Mark how the Drone Legends curriculum has impacted his students and why he […]

Drones for 6th Grade

Drones for 6th grade

The first year of middle school can be intimidating for many students. As an educator, it can be challenging to engage this unique group, especially when they’re getting used to the transition from elementary school to 6th grade.  Drones for 6th grade are an effective way for you to engage students in STEM learning. Drones […]