STEM & STEAM
New Online School Offers AI Courses for Ages 7–18
- By Dian Schaffhauser
company has begun publishing online courses to help students learn
about artificial intelligence. AI
launched by a company that produces robotics products for education,
has developed a set of classes appropriate for three age ranges: 7 to
10, 11 to 13 and 14 and older. The lessons are all meant to be done
the courses last for either five weeks (for $30) or 24 weeks (for
$99), access to them is longer--up to three months for the "micro"
courses and up to a year for the more in-depth ones.
teach the basics of AI and show students how to create AI projects
with freely available coding tools, including Scratch,
want to inspire students to discover the elements of AI and flourish
in an AI driven world," said Chief Operating Officer, Aditi
Prasad, in a press release.
seek to empower children to explore, learn and create with AI in an
age-appropriate environment," added company Chairman, Ramana
the company behind the new online school, produces robotics coding
screen-free coding robot Robobricks
and screen-free STEM game Playbits.
Dian Schaffhauser is a senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @schaffhauser.