Introduction to Tello EDU Drone Programming with DroneBlocks

This course covers the fundamental aspects of block programming using DroneBlocks and Tello EDU. With space themed lessons you will learn about flight safety, connecting to Tello EDU, and autonomous flight with block coding. Stay tuned for more Tello EDU courses. We are excited about the possibilities with the new Tello EDU mission pads and swarm capabilities!

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Your Instructor

Marisa Vickery
Marisa Vickery

Marisa Vickery is a mom, educator, innovator, STEM & STEAM advocate, Drone Edu aficionado, Maker, Learner, and over-user of exclamation marks!

Through 20 years in education, Marisa has taught Middle School Computer Design, Dance, Geology, Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, and currently serves as the Facilitator of Learning & Innovation (FLI) at Walnut Springs Elementary School in Dripping Springs ISD, where she runs the Center for Learning & Innovation (CL&I), which is pretty much the most awesome place on Earth for integrating learning! The CL&I includes the campus library, Maker Space, Production Studio, and hundreds of learning tools, including 3D printers and Drones.

Marisa has recently taught STEM, STEAM and Drone Education in schools and programs from the Texas, to New York, to China! She has presented at education conferences including SXSWedu, ISTE, Kamehameha Schools Edu Disrupt, ASCD, and TCEA.

Marisa graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Her Post Baccalaureate work was completed at Southwest Texas University with an emphasis in Elementary Education. Marisa lives in the Texas Hill Country will her husband and two boys.

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