For many, artificial intelligence, or AI, may seem like a new and
possibly overwhelming concept. The reality is that AI is already being applied in
industry and, for many of us, in our daily lives as well. A better understanding
of AI can help you make informed decisions now that will impact the future
This book features:
- Perspectives from educators and industry experts on
how they are using AI.
- Approaches to teaching about AI, including design
thinking, project-based learning and STEM connections.
- Tools for exploring AI and sharing it with your
- Activities to introduce AI concepts, reflection questions and lesson
In Teaching AI, you’ll learn what AI is, how it works and how to use
it to better prepare students in a world with increased human-computer
About the Author
Michelle Zimmerman has taught students from ages 3-16. She received her Ph.D.
in learning sciences and human development from the College of Education at the
University of Washington in Seattle, and her research has been recognized with
multiple awards. She currently leads the ongoing re-envisioning at Renton Prep
Christian School in Renton, Washington. Microsoft selected Renton Prep as the
first K-12 Microsoft Flagship School in the United States in September 2018.
Since 2007, Zimmerman has presented around the world for groups including the
American Education Research Association, UCLA CRESST, ISTE, NYU Polytechnic
School of Engineering, New York Academy of Sciences and New York Academy of
Medicine, as well as at multiple edtech conferences and universities.