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Learning to Code with Drones: An Interactive Approach for Grades 4-8

Welcome to “Learning to Code with Drones: An Interactive Approach for Grades 4-8,” where the future of STEM education takes flight!  In this blog post, we delve into the world of drone coding, an innovative way to introduce young minds to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) through the engaging and hands-on experience of drones.  […]

Amazing STEM Influencers Changing Lives Online

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Administer online learning through bite-sized entertainment on a social media feed and it becomes fun. There’s a reason why upcoming influencers are so trendy. In 2022 alone, the influencer market is estimated to reach $104 billion, and it’s only growing. Online creators have a lot to gain— and to give. Today, STEM educators are stepping […]

Kid-Made Drone Videos

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Drones are becoming an everyday tool in society, from the workforce to backyard play to schools. We know that educational drones can help kids in middle school and elementary school grasp important STEAM concepts in fun, hands-on ways.  Creating drone videos from drone video footage is a fun-filled, multi-stage, expressive and technical activity. When it […]

Best STEM Education Companies 2022-2023

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Education is changing, which means innovative education companies are on the rise. We’re here for it: the future of society is bright when we give students the tools they need to excel in real life.  Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are critical to learning and career development. Come along for the ride as we […]

Drone Technology Education (for Kids!)

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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 […]

Using Drones in Math

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Math is critical for drone use in all fields. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are used in everything from professional videography to advanced military missions to agriculture.  Drones in math make perfect sense. Drones only operate because of mathematical and physical principles. They can be groundbreaking (and fun) tools teachers use to encourage a love of […]

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 Programs for Second Language Learners: Leveling the Playing Field Through STEM

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About the Author: Kim Collazo is a well-known Digital Integration Facilitator, STEM teacher and trainer, program director, author, and more! Connect with Kim on Twitter @kcollazo, on LinkedIn, and head to Amazon to buy her book, Emersyn Blake and the Spotted Salamander! Drone programs can level the playing field for second language learners. It’s true. STEM is […]

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 […]

Why We Should Be Teaching STEM With Drones to Fourth and Fifth Graders

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By now, the idea of using drones to get students excited about STEM isn’t new. In fact, drones have become widely embraced as a great way to engage students in STEM subjects by providing a powerful intersection of diverse disciplines such as coding, physics, engineering, and mathematics. Most approaches to teaching STEM do a great […]