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Drones in Education

Let Your Students' Imaginations Soar
Product code: DRONES
ISBN: 9781564843838
Published: 2016
Topics: Robotics, STEM & STEAM, Video
Length: 128 pages

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Chris Carnahan, Laura Zieger, Kimberly Crowley

In the first guide to integrating drones into learning and teaching, authors Chris Carnahan, Laura Zieger and Kimberly Crowley provide everything teachers need to know to get a drone program off the ground at their schools. —Tech & Learning

This book was written for educators who want to incorporate drones into their curriculum but have no idea where to start. It covers all that you need to know to get off the ground with a drone program in your school, addressing such basic but important information as which drones need to be registered and where you can fly them. It also provides recommendations on which drones are best for specific students’ age levels and subject areas. Complete with lesson plans, real-world applications, and tips on securing funding for drones, the information provided here will offer you everything you need to know to start using drones in the classroom.

About the Authors

Christopher Carnahan is the doctoral program coordinator and assistant professor in the Educational Technology Department at New Jersey City University, where he researches the implementation of innovative technologies to improve student engagement and achievement. His website is www.cdcarnahan.com

Laura Zieger is the chairperson and a professor in the Department of Educational Technology at New Jersey City University. Her research and involvement in online parenting communities has been published in Family PC magazine and Sesame Street Parents. She is an invited speaker to schools and organizations.

Kimberly Crowley is the mathematics supervisor for a large urban school district in New Jersey. She encourages implementation of STEM and STEAM initiatives within her district. Her goal is to guide administrators and teachers to use technology as part of project-based learning to improve student engagement.

Media Reviews

Drones in Education: Let Your Students’ Imaginations Soar provides a step-by-step approach for using drones to engage learners. —Education Dive

Sky is the limit. Drones are a popular item to own, and now ... educators can use them for student learning. Chris Carnahan, Laura Zieger and Kimberly Crowley wrote Drones in Education: Let Your Students’ Imaginations Soar for educators who want to know more about the advantages incorporating drones can have on the effectiveness and appeal of their curriculum. —Getting Smart

The use of drones in instructional activities allows students to have concrete examples of how STEM concepts are applied and used in the real world. —Unmanned Aerial

Educators who want to incorporate drones into their curriculum but just don’t know where to start, now have access to the ultimate resource ... Drones in Education: Let Your Students’ Imaginations Soar covers all educators need to know to get a drone program off the ground. Complete with lesson plans, real-world applications and tips for securing funding for drones, this new resource jumpstarts STEM learning. —Engineers of Learning