Microsoft and Code.org announce partnership to teach AI in schools

Microsoft and Code.org today announced a partnership to teach AI to students from elementary school to high school. As part of this partnership, Microsoft is donating $7.5 million to Code.org.

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Code.org plans a comprehensive and age-appropriate approach to teaching how AI works along with the social and ethical considerations, from elementary school through high school.

Find the availability details below:

  • A new video series on AI, featuring Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella along with leading technologists across industry and academia
  • A global launch of Code.org’s hit AI tutorial, AI for Oceans, which is available in 25+ languages and optimized for mobile devices
  • classroom lesson plan to help students explore and discuss the societal and ethical implications of AI
  • A lesson in the CS Principles curriculum about machine learning and bias
  • Within the coming year, AI and machine learning lessons will be integrated into Code.org’s CS Discoveries curriculum, which is one of the most widely-used computer science courses for students in grades 6–10, and in App Lab, Code.org’s popular app-creation platform used throughout middle school and high school.

Source: Code.org

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