Educator Spotlight, Leroy Friesenhan at Saint Michael’s Catholic Academy

Students Take the Lead in Pioneering Drone Light Show  The DroneBlocks Light Show Kit has been one of the many exciting new releases from DroneBlocks this past year by inspiring students to get creative with their code. For one Robotics Club in Austin, Texas – the light show kit has really taken off! In this […]

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Mastering Low-Level Control in Quadruped Robotics

In the evolving landscape of robotics, the Unitree quadrupeds represent a significant leap forward, embodying the fusion of advanced engineering and sophisticated control systems. At the heart of its agility and versatility lies an essential concept in robotics: low-level control. Understanding this foundational layer is not just about grasping how robots move but appreciating the […]

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PHD Researcher Charts Success of Drones in the Classroom

Educator Spotlight: Professor Tryfon Sivenas How do we measure the effectiveness of DroneBlocks? Well, the spread of our programs across the United States and around the world has been a key indicator – and the excitement we witness time and time again from students keeps us going…but where’s the data? We’ve always believed that Drones […]

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How Crazyflie Drones are Pioneering the Future of Autonomous Flight

Crazyflie drones, developed by Bitcraze, have been a staple in research labs across the globe, including prestigious institutions like New York University and ETH Zurich. These drones are celebrated for their size, durability, accuracy, and most importantly, their open-source nature which allows for extensive customization and experimentation. Recognizing the educational potential of such advanced technology, […]

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The Implications of the “Countering CCP Drones Act

In a significant legislative move, the “Countering CCP Drones Act” has been introduced in the 118th Congress, aiming to amend the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019. This proposed amendment seeks to address the growing concerns around telecommunications and video surveillance equipment and services produced or provided by DJI Technologies, a company commonly […]

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Section 889 & NDAA Compliance for Drone Education Programs

In the evolving educational technology landscape, drones have soared to the forefront as a dynamic tool for learning, offering students hands-on experiences in fields like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). However, for schools navigating the complexities of integrating drone technology into their curriculum, particularly those benefiting from federal grants, understanding and adhering to legal […]

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Understanding Remote ID and Applying for a FRIA at Your School

The advent of drone technology has revolutionized various sectors, including education. Drones offer an interactive way to engage students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, providing hands-on experience with technology that is shaping the future. However, integrating drones into educational settings comes with challenges, especially regarding safety, privacy, and regulatory compliance. This post […]

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Commercial Drone Program; Hardware Deep Dive

In the dynamic world of commercial drones, the DroneBlocks Commercial Drone Program stands out as a beacon of innovation and excellence, especially in STEM and CTE education sectors. Central to this program’s success are the Autel Robotics EVO II Enterprise and EVO Max 4T drones, which are not just tools but transformative educational assets. These […]

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Commercial Drone Program; Curriculum Deep Dive

DroneBlocks stands as a beacon of innovation with its state-of-the-art Commercial Drone Program. This initiative is not merely an addition to the educational toolkit; it is a comprehensive, forward-thinking solution designed to seamlessly blend with STEM and CTE curriculums, setting a new benchmark for educational excellence. By integrating this program, educators are equipped to prepare […]

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Discover the Future of STEM Education with DroneBlocks’ Diverse Drone Programs

Drone technology is revolutionizing STEM education, offering students unique, hands-on experiences that bridge the gap between theoretical learning and real-world application. DroneBlocks is at the forefront of this educational evolution, providing various programs designed to engage, educate, and inspire students of all ages and skill levels. From the complexity of coding autonomous flights to the […]

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