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The Idaho TSA Drone Competition

The Idaho TSA Drone Competition

Drones are probably one of the greatest emerging technologies that we have. There are a lot of careers available for it, and we now have colleges offering drone degrees for students to go through to become a drone pilot in a lot of different areas.

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The Blocksmith Case Study: How Marsing Elementary is Spearheading Virtual Learning

The Blocksmith Case Study: How Marsing Elementary is Spearheading Virtual Learning

Big things are happening at Marsing Elementary School in Marsing, Idaho, where virtual reality has become a staple of their after-school program. Originally a four-day-a-week school, Marsing has been able to secure multiple grants to expand its after-school program into Friday, allowing students an optional fifth day of learning. Beginning last September, Ken Price secured the J.A. and Kathryn Albertsons Foundation grant which bolstered Marsing’s after-school program — but that’s not where Ken’s virtual-reality-in-the-classroom dreams started.

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