Drone Programming

Dear Cynthia,

My name is Ramsey Musallam, and I have designed the workshop you will be leading on July 15-18, 2024. Below you will find resources to ensure your facilitation is both smooth and well-informed. You will also find a copy of this email in the 'Materials' section of the workshop curriculum. Please confirm your readiness by replying to all on this email thread by July 8 after reviewing the provided information. Feel free to ask any questions or share concerns you might have.

Workshop Resources:

Workshop Overview:

  • Day 1: Drone Simulator
    • Introduction to drone simulation software
    • Hands-on practice with the simulator
    • Safety protocols and guidelines
  • Day 2: Flight Programming
    • Introduction to DroneBlocks app for flight programming
    • Basic programming exercises with DroneBlocks
    • Hands-on activities for students to practice programming
  • Day 3: Remote Control
    • Overview of remote control operations for Tello Drones
    • Hands-on practice with remote control
    • Real-world applications and troubleshooting
  • Day 4: Challenges
    • Advanced programming and flight challenges
    • Team projects and presentations
    • Wrap-up and feedback

Troubleshooting Tips:

  • Tello Drones Troubleshooting Document: Google Document
  • Tello Drones Troubleshooting Page: Woven Learning Drone Troubleshooting
  • Common Troubleshooting Tips:
    1. Connection Issues: Ensure the drone and the controlling device are on the same Wi-Fi network. Restart both devices if necessary.
    2. Calibration Problems: Recalibrate the drone's compass and gyroscope before each flight. Refer to the manual for specific steps.
    3. App Control Issues: Ensure that the DroneBlocks app is updated to the latest version. Check app permissions and settings.

For non-urgent inquiries, please email me directly at ramsey@wovenlearning.org. I will reply within 24 hours. For urgent or time-sensitive inquiries, please call or text me at (415) 260-2581, and I will provide support as soon as possible. I look forward to our collaboration and hope you find the experience enjoyable and rewarding.

Best regards,

Ramsey Musallam