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A.I. in the Hands of Your Students ... Literally!

Participate and share

Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Monday, June 24, 12:00–1:00 pm
Location: 126AB

Doug Bergman   David Parmele  
Imagine your students developing their own projects using real AI to recognize objects (from airplanes to plants), recognize and remember faces in real time, or even recognize actions (from playing the guitar to doing push-ups). The deep-learning enabled AWS DeepLens brings interactive A.I. into your classroom.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: none
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Online tools, apps and resources
Grade level: 9-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
  • Dedicate planning time to collaborate with colleagues to create authentic learning experiences that leverage technology.
  • Create learning opportunities that challenge students to use a design process and computational thinking to innovate and solve problems.
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Purpose and objectives:
1) Participants will be introduced to resources to bring computer-vision/deep learning into the classroom to on-ramp students into the world of AI and machine learning.
2) Demonstrate results from classroom experience utilizing an AI-enabled video camera in a classroom.
3) Participants will learn the fundamental concepts of the cloud (what is it, how does it work).


 Introduction to basic AI terms and cloud services
 Demonstrate AWS DeepLens in action
 Provide use cases on classroom application
 Instruct how to build a model and deploy a model (what goes into it)
 Outline end-to-end solution
 Mind sharing: how could computer vision be used in the classroom?

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Doug Bergman, Porter-Gaud School

Doug has been is CS education for 20+ years. He has taught at and attended schools around the world. He is the author of Computer Science K-12: Imaging the Possibilities and is a current board member for CSTA. He has presented at conferences regionally, nationally, and internationally. He is always eager to find like minded out-of-the-box thinkers.

David Parmele, Amazon Web Services

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