Learning to Code with CoDrone

I attended the monthly San Diego Hardware Hackers meeting earlier this week with one of my sons.  The presentation was by a local Kickstarter-funded company, Robolink, who is building a device called CoDrone.  The CoDrone (portmanteau of Code and Drone) is geared to help teach kids how to code.  It can be programmed using the Arduino IDE, and can also be morphed into a Rover kit by replacing the propellers with wheels.  Fun stuff!  You will find the lessons plans here if you want to get a deeper view into how it is programmed.  The goal is to teach computer science to kids as young as the fourth grade. Continue reading