The AI-Teach training course was held from April 15 to April 19, 2024, in Osimo, Italy, and was organized by Technological Applications for Learning Empowerment and Thoughts SRL.

Throughout the international training course, various activities and tasks were undertaken to equip participants with knowledge of technologies, techniques, processes, and hands-on experience. The course aimed to foster collaboration and enable the integration of AI-based learning activities into educational settings.

The programme included:

  • Lectures on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence in Education provide participants with the basic information needed to use and integrate these tools into their teaching activities.
  • Lectures on PoseBlocks and Teachable Machine, Machine Learning for Kids (ML4K) and Scratch for programming AI, ChatGPT, AskLea Canva’s AI, and Google Gemini for digital storytelling.
  • Lectures on Ethical aspects of AI
  • Workshops on the use of AI tools (Teachable Machine, Machine Learning for Kids (ML4K), Scratch, ChatGPT, AskLea Canva’s AI, and Google Gemini) with the participation of primary students.
  • Visit a local Art Exhibition: “01-IO The point of view of Artificial Intelligence through Its Art”.

At the end of the training course, participants acquired skills in the following areas:

  • Knowledge and Understanding: Participants acquired a foundational understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) concepts, including their relevance and applications in education. They were familiar with the ethical considerations associated with AI technologies.
  • Technical Skills: Teachers have gained practical skills in using AI tools such as PoseBlocks, Teachable Machine, Machine Learning for Kids (ML4K), Scratch, ChatGPT, AskLea, Canva’s AI, and Google Gemini. They were proficient in using these tools to create AI-based learning activities and digital storytelling projects.
  • Pedagogical Competence: Participants could integrate AI-based learning activities into their teaching practices effectively. They understood how to leverage AI tools to enhance student engagement, creativity, and critical thinking skills.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Teachers have gained experience in collaborating with colleagues and engaging in interdisciplinary discussions about AI in education. They were able to communicate complex AI concepts and ethical considerations to students, parents, and other stakeholders.

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