How to Make a Mind (Artificial Intelligence)

Combining Critical and Creative Thinking; Mathematics; Biology; and Digital Technologies together in an integrated STEM project.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) changes everything for education. AI has the capacity to improve learning. AI projects provide opportunities to accelarate learning across different STEM subjects. Using AIEd, teachers will be able to provide learners with educational experiences that are more personalised, flexible, inclusive and engaging.

In the world of work, cognitive work is rapidly coming within the domain of computing. Even in ‘safe’ professions, such as law, significant aspects of lawyers work are being codified and automated. Automation – in which AI is a key tool – is happening right across the economy.

The goal of this joint Intuyu-CLWB workshop is to develop the understanding and critical thinking skills that not only support curriculum-based learning goals, but start to prepare children for a future where Artificial Intelligence will have significant impact on their lives.

KEY ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

  • What is learning?
  • Object intelligence ranking game
  • Neural network game
  • Can machines think?
  • AI Demystified including how to develop essential Maths and Programming Skills plus scenarios and models

Hosted by Ipswich Junior Grammar School the workshop is for secondary and upper primary teachers and senior leaders, especially those who’s responsibilities include STEM.

WHO IS THE FACILITATOR

David Shigrov is currently a STEM Teacher at Seymour College in South Australia where he delivers integrated units of enquiry. He is the President of the Mathematical Association of South Australia; and is a councilor for the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers. David has Bachelor degrees in Science and Education as well as a Masters of Educational Leadership and Management. He has delivered and facilitated workshops on Coding, Mathematics, and Algorithmic Thinking across Australia and has partnered Pearson Australia in developing resources for the Technologies Curriculum. David is trained by Mike Lloyd to deliver CLWB.org workshops in Australia.

About Mike Lloyd – CLWB.org – Before founding CLWB.org in 2012, Mike Lloyd had a long and distinguished career as a senior member of Microsoft’s Worldwide Education Group with a focus on Analytics – an experience which enabled him to work on technology projects in over 30 countries. With an engineering, teaching and business background, Mike’s experience spans the full spectrum of applied Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) – from Mechanical Engineering to AI.

CLWB.org delivers modular STEM curriculum with content, learning kits and services in China, Australia, Singapore and UK. CLWB’s clients and customers include Pearson, Intel, Microsoft, ARM, Singapore Science Centre, RM Plc, Box Hill Institute, and most recently Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy. CLWB.org is proudly a member of SETsquared, the world’s #1 university business incubator, the UK Government’s IoT Boost program and Polyfintech 100 at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION $319 IS OPEN UNTIL TUESDAY 28/02/18 NORMAL REGISTRATION $340. GROUP DISCOUNT OF 10% APPLIES TO 3+ TEACHERS

Date

27 Mar 2018

Time

08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Term

Term 1

Location

Ipswich QLD
Ipswich Junior Grammar School

Organiser

Rachel Manneke-Jones / Luke Wild
Phone
0411270277 / 0402204815

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