Artificial Intelligence in Education: Trends and Innovations in K-12

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Participate and share : Hosted activity: Interactive lecture

Nancye Blair Black  
Kaywin Cottle  
Charlotte Dungan  
Kelsey Gaines  
David Lockett  
Eamon Marchant  
Dr. Joseph South  

Hosted by General Motors. Join us as this prestigious panel of ISTE AI Explorations educators and education leaders discusses leading-edge trends and innovations in AI education, leads powerful hands-on AI experiences and responds to burning questions about the use of AI in K-12 schools.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Topic: Artificial Intelligence
Grade level: PK-12
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Nancye Blair Black, The Block Uncarved
ISTE Certified Educator

Nancye Blair Black is an ISTE-certified educator, keynote speaker, and consultant who cultivates dignity-driven instructional practices that empower educators, leaders, and students to succeed. Nancye is the author of nationally-implemented computer science curricula and several books, including Tablets in K-12 Education and the Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom series. She is ISTE's AI Explorations Project Lead, a ProjectSTEM Designer, and a TC Games Research Lab leader. She's completing her doctoral degree in Instructional Technology at TC Columbia University. Talk to her about equity, AI, ISTE Cert, unique educational experiences, anything you're passionate about! @NancyeBlackEdu.

Kaywin Cottle, Burley Jr. High

7th and 8th Grade Computer Science Educator, Code Club Sponsor, Cupcake artist

Charlotte Dungan, NC School of Science and Mathematics
Kelsey Gaines, General Motors
David Lockett, School of Applied Computational Sciences

David Lockett is middle school STEM and computer science teacher at Bok Academy in Lake Wales, Florida. He is currently serving as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the Office of STEM Engagement.

Eamon Marchant, Whitney High School

Eamon Marchant is a Teacher and the Technology Coordinator at Whitney High School in Cerritos, California. He has taught Game Design, AVID/Advisory, Integrated Science, and Robotics and currently teaches AP CompSci Principles and Physics. He is passionate about making the latest, most relevant developments in STEM engaging, accessible, and equitable.

Dr. Joseph South, ISTE

Joseph South is a national educational technology leader focused on evidence-based learning transformation. He presently serves as the chief learning officer at ISTE. He formerly served as director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education. In this role he advised the Secretary of Education, developed national educational technology policy, formed public-private partnerships to assist state and local education leaders in transitioning to digital learning, helped school districts expand the use of openly licensed educational resources (OERs), and collaborated to nurture a robust ecosystem of edtech entrepreneurs and innovators.