ReadyAiis the first comprehensive K–12 artificial intelligence (AI) education company to create an “out of the box”-ready and complete program to teach AI in the classroom and empower students to use AI for social good.ReadyAi’s AI-in-a-Box is designed for users with different experience levels and abilities. The emphasis is on the nontechnical components of learning, combining art and multimedia. Inside each AI-in-a-Box are curriculum, hardware, and software to get started. The curriculum teaches six key concepts of AI—visual recognition, facial recognition, object manipulation, landmark-based navigation, speech generation, and speech recognition. One AI box can be used by up to 15 students at a time. Students learn by playing and generating ideas with teammates, supporting project-based learning.
SageModeler is an intuitive modeling tool being developed at TheConcord Consortium and the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University for middle school and high school students to build their own models and validate their model design using real-world data.
TechGirlz is a program of Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit of CompTIA, which inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. To achieve its mission, TechGirlz has created engaging, interactive “TechShopz” led by industry professionals, community leaders, and students.
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