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2019 Symposium Program

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2019 "Teaching AI in K-12" Symposium

Friday November 8

Time Session Speaker Title
9:00 AM Welcome Organizing Committee
9:30 AM Keynote Hal Abelson From Computational Thinking to Computational Action
10:15 AM MS/HS Curriculum Sarah Judd All means All: bringing project-based, approachable AI curriculum to more high school students through AI4ALL Open Learning
10:35 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM MS/HS Curriculum Kathi Fisler Data Science as a Route to AI for Middle- and High-School Students
11:20 AM MS/HS Curriculum Karon Weber and Anand Ankur An Interdisciplinary Approach to Bring AI into Existing Curriculum
11:49 AM MS/HS Curriculum Blakely Payne Will YouTube pay attention to our ideas?: AI + Ethics in Middle School
12:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30 PM AI Playground Cynthia Breazeal; Sarah Judd; Miles Berry; Dave Touretzky; Yang Cheng
2:30 PM Panel Jared Amalong, Charlotte Dungan, Kelly Powers, Vicky Sedgwick Teacher perspectives from AI4K12 grade band members
3:10 PM Lightning talks Nicole Cheetham; Handeep Dhoot
3:30 PM Coffee Break
4:00 PM Teacher PD Nancye Blair Black Empowering Educators to Teach Artificial Intelligence
4:20 PM Teacher PD Justin Reich INSPIRE CS-AI: Innovative New Spaces for Practice and Rehearsal in Teacher Education in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence
4:40 PM Teacher PD Elizabeth Taylor K-12 AI Outreach in Higher Education: Pathways for Implementation
5:00 PM Teacher PD Caitlin Quarrington STEM-based AI education in professional development for K-12 teachers
5:20 PM Discussion
5:40 PM Adjourn for the day
6:00 PM Plenary session (optional) Ning Wang Speakers from all 8 symposia will present brief (2-5 minutes) overviews of their key issues.

Saturday November 9

Time Session Speaker Title
9:00 AM Welcome Organizing Committee
9:15 AM Pedagogy Ning Wang and James Lester Building a Research Foundation for K-12 AI Education
10:05 AM Pedagogy Miles Berry Computing in English Schools: Lessons to Learn for AI education
10:25 AM Ethics Tom Yeh Integrating Ethics into K12 AI Learning Experiences
10:30 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM International Larisa Schelkin Bringing AI to K-12 Education via Global STEM Classroom®
11:20 AM International Barnas Monteith A Brief Comparative Review of Multiple International Approaches to AI K-12 Education
11:40 AM Lightning Talks Burak Gencay; Caitlin Quarrington; Fredrik Heintze; Martin Kandlhofer
12:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30 PM Activity Irene Lee and Fred Martin What do you meme? : A participatory simulation for teaching about neural networks and machine learning
2:00 PM Informal Learning Claudio Pinhanez 30 Minutes to Introduce AI to Kids
2:20 PM Informal Learning Elahe Javadi Design and Implementation of AI Learning Cycles for AI Education in K-12
2:40 PM Informal Learning Yang Cheng Teaching AI in K-12: ReadyAI's Workshop and WAICY as a Classroom Example
3:00 PM Informal Learning Dianne O'Grady-Cuniff and Nora Blasko Building statewide awareness of AI in K12 through district planning and teacher outreach
3:20 PM Lightning Talks Matt Turner; Dale Lane
3:30 PM Coffee Break
3:45 PM Tools Jessica Van Brummelen Conversational Artificial Intelligence Development Tools for K-12 Education
4:05 PM Discussion Everyone
4:30 PM Adjourn
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