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Drones, a Classroom Perspective

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All Teachers
This webinar is designed for teachers who are passionate about improving students’ digital proficiencies needed for navigating the technological world. Digital proficiency is the ability to use a range of platforms and programs to communicate, find information, solve problems or complete tasks.

Thursday 30 AUGUST 2018

3.30pm-4.30pm AEST

Problem Solving through the Drone Academy

The Drone Academy builds high quality, authentic and engaging STEAM challenges where leadership and learning opportunities through drone education including hands on aviation training combined with drone construction and new entrepreneurial opportunities.  

During this webinar, hear how St Hilda’s junior school through the Drone Academy have:

  • engaged students with the use of technology
  • developed meaningful computational and problem thinking skills
  • embedded technology in an authentic way

About the presenter

Dan Aivaliotis-Martinez is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator and the Coordinator of Innovation and Learning at St Hilda’s School. He oversees the Junior School STEAM Program which involves 320 students participating in over 20 individual semester long projects. Dan also supports staff through the implementation of The Coding Institute, where all students from prep to Year 6 participate in dedicated coding lessons, ranging from offline computational thinking activities to controlling drones and robots via Swift Playground. Dan has established a coding and robotics competition with our neighbouring brother school TSS and has spearheaded the St Hilda’s School Drone Academy.

How will I benefit?

  • explore the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies
  • engaged students with the use of technology
  • developed meaningful computational and problem thinking skills
  • embedded technology in an authentic way

Pricing

Members - free
Non-members - $15.00