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World of Drones Teacher PD

Recommended for Teachers (upper primary and early secondary)

Drones are already an integral part of society and will play an even bigger role in years to come. Through this professional development workshop, explore how Drones can be used in STEM learning within schools.

We will be exploring the Digital Technologies curriculum and, in particular, algorithms and programming. We will be looking into how Drones fit this particular area of the curriculum beginning with the fundamental concepts involved in designing and implementing algorithms and creating digital solutions and programs. We introduce programming concepts of repetition, sequences, decisions, abstraction and decomposition, which underpin the art of turning an algorithm into something a computer can understand.

Areas of learning:

  • Introduction to Drones and their capabilities to be integrated into STEM learning and the curriculum.
  • Review of Drone platforms and learning tools to teach Drone coding.
  • Innovative ideas on how to make Drone coding a fun learning experience for you and your students.

This session will use content from the CSER F-6 MOOC course to help teachers to understand the basic concepts of the Digital Technologies curriculum. Attending teachers are encouraged to register for the MOOC so that they have access to this content and additional resources related to the Digital Technologies curriculum.


Date: 4:00pm – 6:00pm on Thursday 31 August 2017 
Venue: Level 2 Theatre, Queensland Museum
Ticket Price/Entry: $30 * (Bookings essential) 
* Price includes refreshments, booking fees, certificate of attendance and resources.


This program is run with support from Inspiring Australia, in conjunction with the World of Drones Congress 2017.

Event Details

31 August 2017, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Level 2 Theatre

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