Drone Technology Education (for Kids!)

drone technology education

For kids, drones are always a fun time.  Let’s be honest, kids love tech.  But education? That’s not always a fun concept to a kid. So… what if we combine the three?  Enter: drone technology education.  Read on to learn how drones help kids learn STEM and develop real-world skills in unforgettably fun ways. Kids […]

Drones for School Programs: an Administrator’s Guide

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Drones are trending in schools these days— and for great reasons. If you work at a school, you’ve heard stories from colleagues or students about the “W-O-W” of drone programs.  Does this mean you should consider a drone education program for your school?  Keep reading to learn how drones can benefit everyone from your school […]

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 […]

Drone Clubs Near Me

Drone Clubs Near Me

Joining a drone club is THE FUNNEST way to learn and explore mechanics, flight, coding, and more. Many drone clubs are popping up these days, giving kids and adults a sharper knowledge of STEM in a hands-on, get-in-the-mix, work-together environment.  If you’re wondering where to get kids involved with drones or learn how to fly […]

Drones and Enrichment Programs

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Enrichment programs aren’t only for the gifted kids who buzz through classroom coursework with ease. Extracurricular programs can fuel the interests of any student.  To meet the demand for STEM learning, drone enrichment programs are launching everywhere. (We’re stoked to see it!) Drones and enrichment programs give students real-world experiences. These include hands-on STEM application, […]

Drones and Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

drones and problem based learning

Drones can help kids adopt a strong problem-solving approach to learning. They try. They fail. They immediately see how and why they failed. They troubleshoot. They try again. We love watching that grit grow, as kids need to persevere through problems and use all of their cognitive powers to find solutions. Drones and problem-based learning […]

What We’ve Learned After Using Drones for 5 Years in the Classroom

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About the Author: Carrie Robledo is an educator and co-founder of Girls Leading Innovation With Drones and Engineering, or GLIDE. You can connect with Carrie on Twitter. I have used drones in the classroom for five years, and back in those early days, there were essentially no resources (nothing like Drone Legends) and very little […]

Drone Education Programs

drone education programs

Drone education programs are part of empowering kids (we call them Legends) with the skills for tomorrow’s economies. Truth is, the world is in the throes of what people are calling the fourth industrial revolution, and advanced technologies like AI (artificial intelligence), computer programming, and UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are here to stay. Students who […]