Drones and Agriculture: Drone Legends Interviews Dimitra

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This is the first in a series to inspire everyone in the Drone Legends community (administrators, educators, volunteers, parents, and kids) with a peek into how drones are used in the real world. First up, we’re exploring drones and agriculture. Ben Wark, a director from the international AgTech company, Dimitra, shared with us how drones […]

STEM Facts

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With all the buzz about STEM learning today, it’s fun to explore the facts about how STEM early on helps students succeed. To understand where we’re headed with science, technology, engineering, and math, first, we have to look at the current state of things, and what research tells us about what this means for the […]

Teachers’ Guide to the Best Edtech of 2022 (So Far!)

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Education technology, or edtech, continues to experience change with the advancement of AI, software development, and widespread communication. After the impacts of the global pandemic, technology-driven education has been forced to transform for the better.  There’s a lot on the horizon for edtech and educators in every capacity. Keep your finger on the pulse: here […]

Updates From Drone Legends (April 2022)

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There is a lot of growth projected for elementary and middle school STEM education programs.  At Drone Legends, we know meeting educational standards is important. But equipping kids with the mindset to be Legendary is what will truly make a difference in their lives.  What is the Drone Legends team up to? Here are some […]

Drones for Kids: Best Features and Drone Models to Look For

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When using drones in early education, kids have the chance to explore their world through new eyes. Drones are one of the most engaging (and fun!) ways to fuel the interest in STEM in the classroom. But even if teachers know this, starting a drone curriculum program – and even finding drones for kids – […]

STEM Drones

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Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) innovation is a key ingredient to maintaining a functional and progressive society. Everything from our entertainment, travel, business, and defense systems rely heavily on STEM and the minds that push these fields forward.  With growing advancements across the globe, we’re leaving static and slow technology behind as we move […]

Women’s History Month: Women in STEM

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Without females in science, we would not have the internet as we know it today. Or radiation treatment. Or an intricate knowledge of DNA. Despite being largely underrepresented in the sciences throughout history, it would be impossible to make a complete list of influential women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).  To shed some […]

Hand Operated Drones

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Drones come in so many shapes and sizes, there is always more to learn. While the Drone Legends curriculum makes use of the incredible Tello — a lightweight drone that’s safe to use in the classroom or outdoors — we love learning all about the drone variations available to young Legends, like hand operated drones.  […]

Girls & Drones + Girls in STEM

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STEM is not a boys’ world; girls & drones are becoming a phenomenon, and we are here. for. it.  Most of us picture male engineers, male scientists, and male technologists. And it’s true that there has historically been a gap: According to UNESCO, only about 35% of STEM students in global higher education are women.  […]

The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST) for Drones

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Here at Drone Legends, we always want to stay informed about the latest, greatest developments on all things DRONES. If you’re looking to share the magic of drones with a child in your life, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with drone flying requirements before you take flight. The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST) […]