Educator Spotlight: Luigi Torelli

Charting Exciting Pathways in the DroneBlocks Simulator If you are a member of the DroneBlocks Community, you may have already witnessed some of Luigi Torelli’s ambitiously imaginative flight paths in the DroneBlocks simulator. Luigi revels in concocting complex and entertaining designs that are built using dynamic geometric paths…sometimes appearing as a roller coaster and others […]

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Up To $500,000 FAA Grants Now Available to Your School

Need some excitement to kick off the new school year? The FAA has released its FAA Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant Program to attract future aircraft pilots! Learn more The USDOT and the FAA will assist in providing educational experiences designed to prepare high school students throughout the Nation to become aircraft pilots, aerospace engineers, […]

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Educator Spotlight, Ed Moloney, Northport High School in NY

DroneBlocks visited Northport High School for their annual STEM Day, where robots were tinkering, creativity was buzzing and Drones were flying! Elementary students were encouraged to engage with dozens of STEM activities to spur their interest and explore their curiosities. The fair was led by Technology and Engineering teachers from the district, with help from […]

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NEW Python Fundamentals Course from DroneBlocks

Learn Python – 10 Minutes a day for 14 Days You may have noticed the many fantastic DroneBlocks courses available that utilize Python to program your Tello Drones. However – we also understand some educators might have been hesitant or unable to dive-in due to lack of experience in Python or curbed by the intimidation […]

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Villanova Computer Science Students Take Control

Building a remote controller for the Tello Drone The last time we spoke with Jim Solderitsch, DroneBlocks had donated 10 Tello Drones to support his Computer Science curriculum in his role as an adjunct professor at Villanova University. Jim’s course was titled Special Topics in the Internet of things and Security which cast a broad […]

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DroneBlocks Educator Spotlight

How BetaBox Learning Sparks and Sustains Hands-On STEM Learning As most of us in the education space already know, little else can inspire wonder and unlock potential for students quite like hands-on STEM learning. At DroneBlocks, we’ve seen the amazing things children and educators alike are capable of the instant they get a programmable Drone […]

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Drones to the Rescue!

Harnessing Drones to Deliver Healthcare in the Himalayas DroneBlocks is proud to partner with She Maps, an International drone, and geospatial education provider, to deliver an amazing new curriculum paired Simulator Environment based in the Himalayan Mountains. In an exciting follow-up to our Mars Simulator Curriculum – Healthcare in the Himalayas features challenges based in […]

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DroneBlocks Partners with databot USA!

DroneBlocks is excited to announce its latest tech-forward partnership with DataBot USA! DataBot is a tiny, programmable device, chocked full of science sensors that can retrieve and record data that is fun and digestible for students and educators alike. DataBot is compact and rugged enough to mount easily onto any Tello Drone without inhibiting its […]

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Update Alert! DroneBlocks Manual Keyboard Control

Introducing Tello Keyboard Control using the DroneBlocks Application via Google Chrome. This new feature allows manual remote control of the Tello drone from a Chromebook, PC, or Mac as a Google Chrome extension. Previously, remote control was available only on mobile devices via iOS or Android versions of the TELLO App. As many of our […]

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Drones in the Classroom

The Tello Drone STEM Curriculum And A New Strategy For Professional Development, By DroneBlocks As engineering and technological marvels continue to shape the world around us, STEM Education, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM),  is imperative in preparing the next generation for the future.  As these industries grow more reliant on well-educated STEM workers, those […]

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