The Digital Technologies Hub (DT Hub), hosted by Education Services Australia, is full of resources to support schools with implementing the Digital Technologies curriculum. Today we are shining a spotlight on one of the many excellent resources on the Hub, particularly if you would like to know more about Artificial Intelligence. The DT Hub have a comprehensive resource outlining the key elements of AI, its connections with the Australian Curriculum, links to resources and lesson ideas, apps, games and some wonderful case studies. You will also find career examples and specific links to year level content descriptors.
If you are thinking about integrating emerging technologies into your classroom but need some background understanding on this exciting area, the Quick Guide is a great place to start.
Ever wondered what mood your pet is in? This new lesson plan: How can you tell when your pet is happy? based on the app 'Happy Pets' explores how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to assess images of pets and to predict their mood.
If you are looking for an engaging way to introduce your students to the concepts of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the Digital Technologies Hub have released two excellent videos for that purpose!
Jenny Graham, a Primary Teacher from Victoria, has enthusiastically offered to share her experience of undertaking our new MOOC on "Teaching Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Primary Classroom". We saw Jenny tweeting about AI and the MOOC on Twitter and we were curious to learn about her experience diving into this exciting area of Digital Technologies. Read Jenny's story...
There is so much interest and excitement in the potential for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), but what does it look like in the real world context? How are these emerging technologies already being used in today's world?
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