Parrot drones to teach coding

I love gadgets. It has to be said. For me they represent the cutting edge of humanity and where we can go as a human race. When I used to watch Star Trek: Next Generation, as a teenager I used to say ‘never in my lifetime’ when I used to see Geordi La Forge holding a PADD in the engine room. And now look at us. iPads and other tablets are everywhere, as commonplace as a wrist watch, and even those are amazing these days too.

I’m lucky to have a number of programmable gadgets. I have a number of Sphero’s, an Ollie, an Ozobot (which I really should have blogged about by now which are awesome for KS1 Computing) and now a Parrot Rolling Spider mini-drone.

As someone who has always loved technology I have always dabbled with programming. My earliest programming memories were those on my Spectrum.

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