The State of K-12 AI Education in Your State: A Planning Workshop

Funded by National Science Foundation award DRL-1846073

This no-cost, invitation-only event is an opportunity to learn about the AI4K12 Initiative and join a cross-state community of state and district leaders focused on advancing K-12 AI Education in their state. 

The outcomes of this workshop will be: 

  •  An initial draft of a K-12 AI Education Plan for each state, or, further refinements to existing state CS Education plans.
  •   A report summarizing the State of AI Education in the participating states as of January 2021.

Videos from the workshop are available here.

Program


Day 1: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Time Agenda
10:30 am ET Informal Meet & Greet
11:00 am ET Welcome and Workshop Overview (slides)
11:10 am ET Introductions (slides)
11:30 am ET What is AI? (slides)
11:40 am ET AI Visions Activity - Why Teach K-12 AI in Your State? & Breakout (slides)
12:05 pm ET Overview of the AI4K12 Initiative (slides)
12:15 am ET Currrent K-12 AI State & District Models Presentations (slides)
1:05 pm ET Presenter Q & A
1:20 pm ET Coffee Break
1:35 pm ET Breakout: AI Visions Implementation Implications
2:15 pm ET Overview: AI Implementation Plan (adaptation of SCRIPT) Part 1: AI Institutional Capacity (slides)
2:25 pm ET Breakout: AI Implementation Plan Part 1
3:15 pm ET Day 1 Wrap-Up
3:35 pm ET Evaluation
3:40 pm ET Adjourn until tomorrow
3:40 pm ET Networking


Day 2: Friday, January 29, 2021

Time Agenda
10:30 am ET Informal Meet & Greet
11:00 am ET Welcome Back & Objectives
11:10 am ET AI Resources Showcase (slides) (videos)
11:50 am ET Coffee Break
11:55 am ET Overview: AI Implementation Plan (adaptation of SCRIPT) Part 2: Teacher Capacity, Professional Learning, Curriculum & Resources (slides)
12:10 pm ET Breakout: AI Implementation Plan Part 2
1:00 pm ET Coffee Break
1:10 pm ET State & District Share Out
1:50 pm ET Transition
1:55 pm ET Breakout: Peer & Facilitator Feedback
2:25 pm ET Transition
2:27 pm ET Breakout: State Refinement and Incorporation of Feedback
3:07pm ET Transition
3:09 pm ET Evaluation
3:16 pm ET Next Steps
3:30 pm ET Adjourn
3:30 pm ET Networking
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This work was supported by National Science Foundation award DRL-1846073.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.