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Students program a robot

Building AI: When student creators meet artificial intelligence, sparks fly

06/17/2019

Topics: Artificial intelligence, Coding & robotics

Gati Aher already has some ideas about how artificial intelligence could improve her after-school job.

It’s a small business with a heavy focus on marketing, where some employees spend hours each day…

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Mike Welsh

Mike Walsh discusses AI, 5G networks and our relationship with tech

06/17/2019

Topics: Artificial intelligence, Digital & media literacy

When you want to know what the future holds for your students, Mike Walsh is the go-to guy.

Walsh is the CEO of the very appropriately named consultancy Tomorrow, but his description of his role is more…

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A teacher shows two students something on a laptop

Teaching kids what AI is (and isn’t)

05/02/2019

Topics: Artificial intelligence

Today’s students are the first generation to grow up in a world with artificial intelligence. But many don’t realize it.

Designed to blend seamlessly with other technologies, AI operates invisibly…

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WHAT WORKS: Chatbots and virtual reality

WHAT WORKS: Chatbots and virtual reality

12/19/2018

Topics: Artificial intelligence, Virtual reality

Kids teaching kids — with chatbots

The client: A second grade classroom learning about nutrition.

The developers: Eighth grade computer science students exploring how artificial intelligence works.

The product: A chatbot capable of dispensing…

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3 unplugged activities for teaching about AI

3 unplugged activities for teaching about AI

02/04/2020

Topics: Artificial intelligence

Today’s students will live and work side by side with artificial intelligence. But will they understand it?

What kids know about AI often comes from movies like Wall-E and Big Hero 6, in which they see robots thinking, feeling and learning autonomously. But while…

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Preparing students for jobs that don't exist

Preparing students for jobs that don't exist

11/22/2019

Topics: Artificial intelligence, Education leadership, STEM & STEAM

Imagine a world where parents can genetically design and modify their own children.

Think it’s far-fetched? The cost of sequencing our personal genome is dropping, and genome editing technologies are growing more accessible. It could become a reality within the next decade or so.

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