Imagine being asked to be 10x more productive at your job… this is the reality that our children face today. Spark creativity with Artificial intelligence (Ai) and robotics with this exclusive, cutting-edge, engaging, and hands-on Build a Bot and Learn Ai workshop.
Even if our children never write a line of code in their lifetime, we will train an Ai every time we use the Internet. Learners will gain an understanding of how Ai powers the Internet, and how our social media feeds reflect the milliseconds of watch time that we have provided to Ai systems. They will learn about Generative Ai systems like Chat GPT, and develop critical thinking skills to complement the weaknesses of Ai systems.
Learners will apply these lessons in the real world by building their very own robot that they can take home. This learning artifact can be personalized and additional activities are provided that can enrich learning at home.
The Build a Bot Workshop is offered as an afternoon hands-on experience for learners aged 6-12 years old. In addition to presentations and videos, space is provided for learners to engage in creative peer discussion about the future. Students will be asked to journal what they learned and some may be asked to share their learning with the class. See our Build a Bot Presentation.
Participants will learn
- How it is our job to tell Ai systems what is right and wrong
- How Ai repeats a specific version of the past
- Why Ai systems make mistakes
- How we can make sure our Video and Social Media suggestions remain positive
- How the Ai is always watching, even if our parents are not
- How privacy is our vote on the Internet
Build a Bot and Learn Ai Workshop includes
- A robot each participant can take home
- Activities that can be done at home
- Links to videos and presentations
About the author
Dr. Ed is just a geek kid who learned that creativity applies to everything we do. His Ph.D. is in User Experience and Artificial Intelligence, and he was first exposed to Social Ai systems when his research video went viral in 2005 when YouTube first started. Since this time, Dr. Ed founded Ai Parenting to teach children, young adults, and caregivers about the social studies of artificial intelligence. Using a hybrid, hands-on approach, Dr. Ed believes in making Ai and Robotics accessible to all students so that we can meet future productivity expectations. Learn more about Dr. Ed.
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