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Our #AskAboutAI campaign launched to investigate the implications that AI will have on employment, learning and ethical issues—a conversation around how we can shape a future that works for everyone. We interviewed experts, hosted a dozen community conversations, and posted more than 50 articles and now we’re summarizing what we’ve learned in a paper Ask About AI - The Future of Work and Learning. To learn more, check out our microsite on the Future of Work and Learning.

Artificial Intelligence

Home Topics Artificial Intelligence
Our #AskAboutAI campaign launched to investigate the implications that AI will have on employment, learning and ethical issues—a conversation around how we can shape a future that works for everyone. We interviewed experts, hosted a dozen community conversations, and posted more than 50 articles and now we’re summarizing what we’ve learned in a paper Ask About AI - The Future of Work and Learning. To learn more, check out our microsite on the Future of Work and Learning.

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You’ve Heard Computers Have Low EQ, Not Anymore

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You’ve heard that computers don’t understand human emotions well, so people should focus less on basic skills and more on social and emotional learning. It’s a prevalent narrative but it just isn’t true anymore.

Educators, Civic Leaders, Businesses and More Unite For Student AI Showcase

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On January 22nd, the Montour School District opened its doors for a special “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Grand Showcase” event to showcase the first AI middle school program in America. In this post Justin Aglio, Director of Academic Achievement and District Innovation at Montour School District, provides a recap.

Reading List: Nine Smart Books on Artificial Intelligence

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When thinking about the future of work, the first thing that comes to most people's mind is the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI). It is never too early to begin discussing AI with your students or learning more. Luckily, some great new books on artificial intelligence were published recently. In this post, Tom presents nine worth checking out. 

Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs

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The new edition of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Trends Shaping Education report was presented at the Education World Forum by the organization’s education director, Andreas Schleicher. According to David Ross, "it should come as no surprise that the survey results revealed a yawning gap between the world of work students can imagine today and what economic projections suggest will be the reality in the near future."

Let’s Make Sure America Succeeds in the Age of Agility

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What’s needed to make sure educators are valued and equipped with the agility to succeed in a rapidly changing workforce? How can businesses and communities work together to ensure learners are leaving high-school and college prepared for the jobs of the future? Learn how from America Succeeds, an organization working to do just that.

It’s Time to Add AI to Your Robotics Competition

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Most industrial robots are preprogrammed or remotely controlled. That’s starting to change with the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI). Some robots operate autonomously and learn to improve task efficiency. When it comes to elementary and secondary school robotics competitions—few involve real AI. However, as Tom explains, the World Artificial Intelligence Competition for Youth is not like other robotics competitions.

Why Every High School Should Require an AI Course

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Every high school student deserves a good look at artificial intelligence. Requiring a high school course that covers the basics of code that learns and its implications for employment and society is a good place to start.

Teaching AI: Exploring New Frontiers for Learning

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Inspired by the growing popularity of AI in pop culture and media, as well as more adaptive learning programs being released, Michelle Zimmerman realized change was coming for both what and how young people should learn and set out to write "Teaching AI: Exploring New Frontiers for Learning".

Teaching Students about AI

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Artificial intelligence is used so much in our everyday lives, we need to make sure that our students understand its impact and potential for the future of work and learning.

An Inside Look – America’s First Public School AI Program

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Earlier this school year, Montour School District launched a new Artificial Intelligence program. To date, hundreds of classes have already been taught to students in areas of AI Ethics, AI Autonomous Robotics, AI Computer Science, and AI Music. In this post, Director of Academic Achievement and District Innovation at Montour, Dr. Justin Aglio, provides an update and look to the future for "America’s first Artificial Intelligence Middle School program".

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